How To Cut Onions Quickly And Without Crying

Chopping onions is one of the most dreaded parts of prepping a dinner! Your eyes water, and soon you’re an onion-chopping mess. We have figured out a way for you to chop onions without crying!

First, locate the rooted end of the onion. Place the vegetable with that end facing the up and grab your paring knife. Make an angled cut into the onion and work your way around the root in a circle. Once both end of the circle are touching, the bulb should come out with ease. The bulb is the part of the onion that contains the gases that causes our eyes to water, without it, you can chop tear-free!
Now you can peel the onion until the brown skin is completely removed. Then you flip it on it’s side and start chopping, slicing and dicing! The worst part of preparing the meal just got much easier with this helpful cooking hack!