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Old 08-19-2016, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Siam Sam View Post
I'm no cook, so I've not tried this myself. But I understand that peeling onions under water in the sink will eliminate the "crying" or tears effect.
Keep your knives really sharp and it won't be too much of an issue with most onions anyway. Every now and then you'll get an super pungent onion, but for probably 19/20 a good and sharp knife will do the trick, and keep your eyes from watering even if you're cutting up 2-3 onions at a time.