September 21, 2010

Onions.... A love-hate relationship

Onions make everything better, sauteed they will add flavors to any dish. But this flavor does come at a price. Whenever a recipe calls for onion I cringe at the thought of crying in my kitchen, smearing mascara all over my face, and blowing my nose. Not to mention this is not good culinary hygiene. So does anyone have any tips for preventing the crying factor? My sister recommended snacking on a piece of bread which slicing and dicing. The last dish I did required 2 onions. TWO! So..... I resorted to this:

The full snorkel mask that I used on our cruise doubled as the perfect weapon in the kitchen. Bring it on onions