What's your secret for not crying while chopping onions?  I must need to sharpen my knives!!
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  • 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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