So, you start chopping onions.
And it seems to be going really well.
Then, your eyes start to well.
YOU START TO CRY.
This is because syn-propanethial-S-oxide is released into the air.
So, you may be asking, HOW can we stop this?
Well, there's no particular science to it, but here are some of the myths, legends and recommendations for how to chop onions without a tear in your eye.
Turn on a fan.
Breathe through your mouth.
Chop onions under running water.
Light a candle.
Chill the onion in the fridge or freezer.
Sharpen your knives.
And, above all else, keep your feelings out of it.
Because there are so many delicious things you'll miss out on if you refuse to chop onions!
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