I would just like to preface this by saying that my husband is seriously addicted to onions. He is truly, madly, deeply, [and disturbingly] in love with them. Like a crazed lawyer, he fights for onion's rights to be included in the otherwise onion-less recipe. It's sick. He brings evidence that I care not to fight. A lazy wife or a loving wife? All I know is that I chop a whole hell of a lot of onions. And I'm tired of watery eyes and smelly hands....
Now- with that being said, I recently stumbled upon a site that says if you put a piece of bread in your mouth while you cut onions you won't have to deal with the onion tears. Does everyone know about this or have I been living under a rock? At any rate, I gave it a try and it turns out it really does work. Do you know how excited this makes me? (Reread above if you haven't absorbed my current onion predicament...)
On another note, I picked up one of these stainless steel bars this weekend at Crate & Barrel and it also works like a charm. It seems as if my onion issues are finally over!
Now. What kitchen tips have you been hiding?