I Love Onions

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    Bogus Allergy

    I had a boyfriend who claimed an onion allergy. I knew it wasn't true, because he enjoyed dishes with onions in them. He also loved my cooking, and I sure used onions. It took years for him to understand that onions were not the enemy. Raw onions gave him indigestion -- this...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    Mar 4, 2012


    you can use them in so many ways...to flavor dishes...they can be mild or strong, depending on variety....yellow onions are most pungent, I use these in soups, stews, casseroles...Then the red ones, not quite as strong, but still flavorful...these are good raw in salads and...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    I grew up having the thought

    that onions were nasty. Sometime in my early 20's I gave it a try and realize I had missed out on them for so many years. I want a bunch of them on my burger, my hotdog/chilidog, Chinese rice, salads, etc.I can cut up one WHOLE onion and put it all over my rice. I love how...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2014
    BlondeRoast BlondeRoast
    22-25, F
    May 7, 2014

    I can eat whole raw onions like apples.

    .. I think I got used to the after burn.
    MJIzReal MJIzReal
    18-21, M
    Feb 24, 2014

    It's a life obsession.

    I love raw onion. I double the onion in every recipe. Onion rings. Onion bagels. Onion and chive cream cheese. Sour cream and onion chips. Onion straws. Caramelized onion on pizza and hot sandwiches. Seriously I love onions. As a senior in college I did my capstone...
    MarxistLuciferKongJr MarxistLuciferKongJr
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 17, 2014


    Onions are a very good source of vitamins B6 and C, chromium, biotin, and fiber.  They are also a good source of folic acid and vitamins B1 and K. The health benefits provided by onions are mostly due to their content of several organic sulfur compounds.  Like garlic, onions...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    Mar 11, 2011

    I Love Onions

    Especially when they are sauteed. Umm... Mixed in with a stir fry or... I'm getting so hungry. But, I only like cooked onions. I can't stand to eat it raw.
    SmillyG SmillyG
    18-21, F
    Oct 22, 2010

    Especially the red ones.

    I could eat them raw or cooked
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18
    22-25, M
    Oct 27, 2014


    onions can be used with near enough everything. shallots are a good type of onion aswell and are great roasted. to get rid of the smell of onions or garlic from yr hands wash them with a stainless steel spoon or squeeze lemon juice on yr hands
    evolution2012 evolution2012
    31-35, M
    Apr 1, 2012
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    Jun 16, 2015

    Questions, questions,

    questions. Ask awayyyy (: , I'm bored
    caitlynr18 caitlynr18
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2014

    From the Enemy to a Dear Friend

    I used to hate onions as a kid. My mother was good at hiding it to food, so I usually learned only after-wards that I had eaten onions. As years passed, my taste developed and I started to like onions... nowadays I love onions and try to put them to almost every meal that I make...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 16, 2008
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