The Sacred Onion
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We all know about the saying "There is no life without garlic." My sentiments exactly. Also, I cannot image life without raw onions on many meats, or a handful of beautifully sauted and browned onions on everything—potatoes, scrambled eggs, with filet mignion, or grilled salmon, etc. Ad infinitum.
When I lived in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, as a child for 2 years, my friend across the street often ate one like an apple. He claimed it kept the devil away. I won't go that far, but while I'm cooking and slicing yellow onions or chopping green ones, I will often snack on them—with a pinch of salt. Oh, my!
This article will be one of many which I hope to develop in great detail, so that I can better understand them and their use. These beasts of beauty deserve homage. Hopefully I can give them ample deserved respect, and become better acquainted with them. Below is the list of common ones we might all be familiar with.
- Red Wing
- Texas Supasweet
- Walla Walla Sweet
This article is a work in progress...More to come!