The Science Behind the Most Widely Used Allium in the World: Onions | What’s Eating Dan?

From America’s Test Kitchen.

Did you know onions are the most widely use allium and the third most widely used vegetable in the world? In this episode, Dan answers questions like: Why do onions make you cry? What’s the best way to cut an onion? and many more.

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