Quick Tip: Use Frozen Onions to Prevent Tears

It’s time for another quick tip!!

Does anyone else get super teary-eyed when they cut onions? I know it’s a problem for many people including me. I am basically crying after a couple minutes of cutting onions. I am always looking for a new idea to prevent the tears but very few have ever helped me.

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Some time within the last year or so I stumbled upon an idea that has been the answer for my teary-eyed problem. What is this solution? Frozen onions!!! When a recipe calls for onions, I just use frozen chopped onions! I use them in stews, soups, and stir fry. The only time this doesn’t work is in recipes when you aren’t cooking the onions (like salads).

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This tip has made it so I don’t just skip the onions in recipes anymore! (It’s true; I would sometimes do that.) Thank you, frozen onions, you have been a big help!

What about you? What do you do to prevent teary-eyes when chopping onions! I would love to hear your ideas, so leave them below!

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Until next time,
Charissa

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