How to Chop an Onion


So how do you feel about cutting onions? Is it a chore? A pleasure? Do they bother your eyes when you cut them, enough so that you need goggles?

No matter how you feel about it, one thing is for sure: cutting onions - cutting period - is a daily fact of life in the kitchen.

Make that two things: a sharp knife helps.

Contrary to what many people believe, whether you're cutting onions, potatoes, or even a winter squash, a sharp knife is far less dangerous than a dull one.

I explain why in the video here, and show you a few techniques for staying safe and cutting smart.

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