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Help with onion jam - too much butter in finished product

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by sa_sam 3 months ago

Need help with onion jam/marmalade that ends up with visible chunks of butter/oil in it once jarred and refrigerated. How do I get an onion jam/marmalade that looks like those in shops? I've made i...

Is this a valid onion chopping technique?

betsy_VA
by betsy_VA 5 months ago

Hi all -- Please forgive what is likely a silly question, but I watched "Julie & Julia" recently and one scene in particular has stuck in my mind: Julia Child (as played by Meryl Streep) is practic...

What Is the Most Onion-Heavy Cuisine?

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 5 years ago

It recently dawned on me that onions must be one of the very most widely used and beloved of all vegetables. (Yes, I took a Ph.D. from Dartmouth in Obvious Studies.) It seems that almost every majo...

Bicks Zesty Onion Relish

Jaz Cooks
by Jaz Cooks 6 years ago

Hi guys - when I was in Canada last time, I picked up a jar of Bicks Zesty Onion Relish. It didn't last a week at home. Hubby kept asking for "anything that would go with that relish" for dinner - ...

Onion Fun. Not?

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by munchkin1 2 years ago

Due to illness, I have a helper that shops for me and prepares very basic meals. I was always told onions should be NOT refrigerated. Well, there are five lbs. in my fridge. Avice, plase.

Ad and Sign Says Vidalia, But Onion Stickers Don't

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by therealdoctorlew 11 months ago

I look forward to new crop Vidalia onions. Years ago, I had to order by mail, getting too many and paying a lot. but now stores advertise and sell "Vidalia Onions." The sign over the bin says "Vi...

Are yellow onions blander than they used to be?

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by TracyPark 1 year ago

In the U.S., it has been at least a decade since a yellow onion purchased at any one of my five grocery stores, no matter the time of year, was pungent enough to make my eyes tear. And yet previous...

What to use instead of cumin *seeds* in pickled onions?

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by babymole_bob123 12 months ago

I’m making pulled pork tacos served with pickled onions ( thank you Tom Kerridge) but I have no cumin seeds which the recipe calls for, what can I use instead? Will coriander seeds work?

Where can I buy frozen peeled pearl onions?

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by Judy 13 years ago

The Barefoot Contessa often mentions using whole frozen pearl onions to save time and effort. I hate pealing fresh ones and so have been on the lookout for the packaged frozen variety. They don't s...

Browning onions, why?

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by Siouxchef 1 year ago

Why do some recipes require browned (a/k/a caramelized) onions and other times we're warned to just soften, not brown? When would either slightly or fully browned onions be a bad thing?

Onion in Indian curries: to brown or not?

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by SuchTaste 5 years ago

Many recipes say to "brown" the onions for that deep sweet flavor, but many others (Kris Dhillon for example) say just make a "base sauce" by simmering onions, cabbage, carrots with water on low he...

Par-boiled onions with sour cream and celery seed

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by nosey 1 year ago

Growing up, mom made a dish where I think she par-boiled the onions and mixed in sour cream and celery seed. I can't help but think there was more to it. This was a side dish. Does anyone know what...

Can you freeze chopped onions?

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by CookforFun 11 years ago

Hi, I bought a big bag of onions for $2. There are six onions, and I live alone, so I cook for one. I know they stay good a long time, but I'm sure I can't use them before they will go bad. They...

Where are all the white onions?

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by supersimmons 9 years ago

I am an avid home chef in Central NJ. I have been unable to find white onions for over 3 weeks now. I have searched several different markets, chain and small, still none. Anyone know? I haven't as...

French Onion Soup -- best alcohol to use?

arielleeve
by arielleeve 8 years ago

I am making French onion soup tonight and have been looking at a bunch of different recipes from which to work. They don't really differ from each other much, only in how long they recommend cookin...

Strawberry Onion

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by TampaAurora 10 years ago

Has anyone ever heard of and/or used them before? I found them at a local produce stand and bought it not without thinking of how to cook this new find.

Slicing onions for French onion soup

CindyJ
by CindyJ 2 years ago

Do you slice them into rings, or do you slice pole-to-pole? I usually slice pole-to-pole because I think they hold up better through long cooking -- first to caramelize them, then to simmer in the...

Seeking Onion Ideas

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by BigGuy 2 years ago

My local Key Food sold me 2 10 pound bags of onions for just $5. I have a lot of onions in my kitchen. They are all good; about 1 1/4 inches in diameter. I've used about 3 pounds from one bag. ...

frozen pearl onions--yyc

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by javelina 7 years ago

Does anyone know where to buy pre-peeled frozen pearl onions in Calgary? (I have a great recipe for beef burgundy that asks for them). I've found fresh in some stores but am having a hard time find...

Help: Onions tasting of soap that ruin my dish!

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by tarteaucitron 8 years ago

Yesterday was the second time in recent memory where I made a dish consisting of onions, only to find out when eating that the onions tasted of soap. I tried finishing the rest of it while avoiding...