Watch how to easily dice an onion, and then use your skills in some recipes!
How to Avoid Crying When You Cut Onions
Do you cry when you chop onions? Try any of these tips to cut down on tears.
Reduce the Amount of Onion Fumes
- Chill the onions first.
- Use a sharp knife to reduce the release of tear-causing chemicals.
- Use sweeter onion varieties, such as Vidalia or purple.
Ventilate While Cutting Onions
- Use a fan to blow away the fumes.
How to Protect Your Nose and Eyes
- Wear goggles.
- Breathe through your mouth.