How to Chop an Onion

Using a sharp knife, and with your fingers well away from the blade, cut both ends off the onion.

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Notice how my fingers are well above and behind the knife. Watch out or you’ll be on an emergency trip to the medicine cupboard for a bandaid.

Make a slit with the back of the knife from one end to the other.  Peel off the skin and discard along with the ends.

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Cut the onion in half.

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Holding the onion in place with the hand that is not holding the knife, cut into 1/2 in. thick cross sections.

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Turn onion and repeat the previous step.

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Repeat above steps with the other half of the onion.

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