I am sure you've been practicing slicing onions all of last week. No, you haven't? That's ok, I still love you :) But please make sure to get comfortable with slicing before you get to dicing. Seriously, it will make your life a lot easier.
Youtube link: Dicing Onions
Videos you might want to watch before this one:
- Kitchen Knives and Their Tasks
- How to Sharpen Knives
- Claw and Pinch Grip -- How to keep blood out of your veggies
- Slicing an Onion
Add some diced carrots and celery to your onions and you've got yourself a mirepoix (fancy French word for the flavor base for all your soups and stews). If you can learn to make it efficiently, you should be able to get a job as a prep cook in a restaurant or please your family with many wonderful dishes.
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