In honor of the Annual Walla Walla Sweet Onion Festival let's whip up some crispy rings! Walla Walla's make fabulous onion rings, but any sweet onion will work. :)
I've heard zillions of tips for slicing onions without watery eyes...everything from supersharpening your knife first or using a ceramic knife to lighting a candle near your cutting board while you slice. Here's a heap of videos that may help keep you dry-eyed while you slice...
• How to: Cut an Onion into Rings
• How to Make Onion Rings: Cut Onions for Onion Rings
• How to Chop an Onion Without Crying
• Cut Onions Without Crying
• Why Do Onions Make You Cry?
My favorite tip...onion goggles! 8)
Onion rings are simple things but I like 'em baked and crunchy. Magnificently brilliant Marya uses crushed rice crackers (genius!) to give her rings an extrayumful megacrunch! :)
What's your favorite oniony recipe? Do you like baked or fried onion rings more? Share your tear-less onion cutting secrets! 8)
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