Does slicing onions make you cry? Some Chowhounds go to great lengths to avoid getting weepy, including wearing goggles! But you don’t need any special gadgets to keep onions from making you cry, greygarious says: Just chill your onion thoroughly in the fridge or in ice water before taking your knife to it. “NEVER any tears from an onion that is chilled to the core,” greygarious says.

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