What is a vidalia onion?

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  1. MickiS profile image75
    MickiSposted 11 years ago

    What is a vidalia onion?

  2. Chuck Field profile image61
    Chuck Fieldposted 11 years ago

    I have lived in Georgia for about 6 years and my understanding was that they are onions grown in Vidalia, Georgia. They seem to be a little whiter and sweeter than yellow onions.

    1. MickiS profile image75
      MickiSposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Chuck! That's helpful. I'm looking for a substitute for vidalia's which I can't always get here in California.

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      Ari Lamsteinposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Interesting!  I did not know that, but Wikipia supports what you're saying: http://bit.ly/4ujFTZ.

    3. Chuck Field profile image61
      Chuck Fieldposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      It seems like I see them in the store every day. If you really need them, I guess you have an in. ;-)

    4. MickiS profile image75
      MickiSposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      LOL! Thanks, Chuck!

    5. Changing Lanes profile image66
      Changing Lanesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Sweet yellow onions are a decent substitute. I have purchased Vidalias in late summer when they are plentiful, chopped them up and put them in plastic bags in the freezer to use in any recipe that calls for chopped onions. Not quite as good as fresh.

  3. ShootersCenter profile image67
    ShootersCenterposted 11 years ago

    Best sweet onions you'll ever come across, I make a point of stocking up every time I go thru Georgia. They make great homemade onion rings!

  4. Doctor Atom profile image60
    Doctor Atomposted 11 years ago

    a vidalia onion is a sweet onion of certain varieties

  5. moonfairy profile image75
    moonfairyposted 11 years ago

    A vidalia onion is a sure sign of spring here in the Northeast and a welcomed one at that. We LOVE them! They're mild and sweet and so delicious. The very best onions on the market=)


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