Onions lend themselves to a variety of cooking methods
Highly versatile, onions are an indispensable commodity throughout the world, lending themselves to a variety of preparations and cooking methods.
So why do they make you cry?
When you pierce an onion, you cut its cellular network, releasing a series of sulfur-based compounds that instantly combine and re-combine, causing sulfonic acid to be given off and triggering our tear response when we breathe it in. Now, aren’t you sorry you asked?