Learn how to cut an onion like a real chef without cutting one of your fingers!

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1.Cut off both ends of the onion. Leave the root intact, only remove the hairy root part.
This is exactly how I learned in culinary class, minus two things: <ul> <li> Use a bigger knife!</li> <li> Keep those fingers tucked out of the way, and rest the edge of your chef's knife against your knuckle as you make the slices.&nbsp; That way you are never in danger of cutting yourself.</li> </ul> Beautiful pictures!<br />
Actually, real chefs have their sous chefs cut the onions for them. In all seriousness though, some would argue that this is an amateurish way to cut an onion, but I still think it's the best for making a small, uniform dice. Thanks for sharing!
This is how I do<br>http://www.youtube.com/user/morfmir?feature=mhum#p/u/13/0EQYTfW7TDc<br>

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