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Tearlessly Chop Onions

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

I can’t tell you how many different methods I attempted to thwart off shedding tears when chopping onions.  I’ve tried lighting a candle next to the cutting board.  I’ve tried holding the onion under water while chopping it (not easy!).  I’ve tried not cutting through the root end.  I’ve tried chopping the onion while holding my nose,  drinking a glass of water, eating a spoonful of sugar and holding my breath! (Wait, I think those are remedies for other ailments…)


And it’s not like I was going to stop chopping onions just because of the pain and sorrow it brought to my tear ducts.  After all, onions are at the top of my all-time favorite ingredient list, next to garlic of course.

So imagine my elation when I discovered that wearing goggles actually works!   Now I’ve seen that there are goggles out there specifically designed for this purpose, but I must say that my motorcycle goggles work just fine.  Hallelujah, no more tears!


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Mom always said it is nice to share!


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