pickypalateWhat's your secret for not crying while chopping onions? I must need to sharpen my knives!!
- foodandfandomGoggles. Protects your eyes from the gases released from the onion. Source: Good Eats
- dat4lifeI wear goggles and never shed a tear
- capelucyContacts -- I never cry when I wear them!
- julesalpRefrigerate for a few hours before cutting, works like a charm. Cold onions don't make you cry. :-)
- withaliltwistPlacing a piece of bread in your mouth
- schmelesteChop onions next to a flame on stove. Simple huh? Your welcome.
- rokn82Sunglasses 😎
- sbonninMy chemistry goggles from high school.
- jaglanghamContact lenses! Don't have a problem at all
- anilufdWet your knife before chopping the onions!
- beckaroo2ua matchstick between your lips. (Light it & blow it out & don't open your mouth. ) Works every time.
- ladygorrowI heard bite a piece of bread, while you're chopping?
- smithjonesbrownI've heard if you chew gum while chopping you won't have an issue. I've not yet tested the theory though.
- kt.hutsonBuy already chopped.
- positivelynataliePut the onion in the freezer for an hour or so before cutting. The cold neutralizes the enzyme that makes you cry.
- seasidesweetsI have to wear sunglasses!! Ha!! 😎
- mommyimhungryI keep my onions cold in the fridge, and don't cut the root end.
- bp_and_famI put a cracker close by. My grandmother used to do this and it works.
- capesopranoWhat kind of cracker?
- krissyg19put some vicks vapo rub under your nose
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