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If you don't cut the root end off and work with the other end of the onion it won't make you cry or your eyes water. emoticon

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  • Actually, I always leave the root end on when chopping onions, and I use a LOT of onions in my cooking...and it makes no difference. Some onions are just more tear inducing than others, and I suspect it has something to do with dry growing seasons, or how long the onion has been in storage... There ARE a few varieties, the Texas 1015 Sweet and the Vidalia Sweet yellow onions which are milder, but even THEY can induce tears if old enough. ...just something I've learned from experience... - by MCJULIEO
  • I'll have to try that, thankx! - by WANAKA
  • Everytime my youngest son sees me cutting up onions he asks if I'm crying! - by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

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