Sunday, June 22, 2014

Happy National Onion Rings Day!

Blogger of the Day: Marya at Part-Time Health Nut

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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  1. I'm slowly gaining an appreciation for onion rings.

    1. Definitely a latenight munchfest thing. Your Portobello Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions and Garbanzo Fritters in a Pita makes them pale in comparison. Crazydelicious stuff! :)