15 November, 2013
I really love onions. Unfortunately, my husband does not. I really feel that they add a lot of flavor and depth to my dishes. My husband, while he can tolerate them when they are cooked in dishes and I leave then in big enough pieces so he can pick them out, he has a hard time with them raw. I know he is not the only one that does so when we have company I have a few tricks to make everyone happy.
I always buy sweet onions. They cost a little more but they seem to be less pungent. When I put them in salads I first slice them up a day or two before and them place them in a container and add some of the salad dressing that I am going to use in the salad on them. Not a creamy dressing, something vinegary. This really takes away some of the bit. The onions still have a wonderful flavor but the don’t infiltrate the other ingredients in the salad.