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5 Amazing Ways To Cut Onions Without Crying
Can you really cut onions without crying? Yes, it’s possible. Onions have caused us so much pain that we now feel it’s a rite of womanhood to cry when cutting onions. If it only cause tears we wouldn’t feel that bad, but that stinging pain in our eyes is just the worst.

Well you don’t have to go through that pain anymore. We love you so much that we decided to find five tips to help you cut onions without crying.

1. Soak it in cold water

This is what some chefs do to avoid crying when they have to chop a lot of onions. To achieve this, you peel the first layer of the onion and then soak it in cold water for a few minutes. This washes the gas and saves you the unnecessary tears.

5 Amazing Ways To Cut Onions Without Crying

2. Microwave it for 45 seconds before cutting

This method also helps to reduce the tear causing gas in the onion so you can cut it in peace. Don’t leave it in for more than 45 seconds o! Unless you want to eat baked onion.

3. Cut it with a piece of bread in your mouth

Yeah we thought this one was ridiculous too, but it works. The story is that the bread soaks up the gas so you successfully cut onions without crying. We’re not sure how true this is, but like we said, it works, so just try it. What do you have to lose anyway?

4. Put it in the freezer for 15 minutes before chopping

You can also put it in the fridge for 30 minutes before you cut. Apparently, cooling the onion reduces the chemicals in it which cause you to cry.

5 Amazing Ways To Cut Onions Without Crying

5. Wear onion goggles

LOL! If you’re very desperate and don’t wear glasses, you can try onion goggles. This way you protect your eyes completely from the onion fumes. Apart from looking ridiculous and feeling awkward, this actually works. The choice is yours.

So, now you have five ways to try so you can cut onions without crying.

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