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Peeling Onions

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How can I peel onions without tears?

Peeling Onions

When peeling onions, soak in cold water for half an hour before peeling to prevent irritation to the eyes. Alternatively, peel under a running cold tap.

   

Comments

5/2/2009 9:27:35 AM
Anonymous said:

Better yet, cut off the ends and bin them right away - that's where the irritant is kept.


5/21/2009 6:15:54 AM
Chemtek said:

its better to put onions on the fridge. There is one enzime that is responsible for the irration in the eyes, the cooler drops the enzime activity.




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