Onion Tips

by on December 3, 2012
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Vidalia Onions – Sweet and Mild

White Onions – Sweet with a bit of a sharp taste

Yellow Onions – no info

Red Onions – Good, hearty, sweet

Spanish Onions – no info

1. Red Onions are good for things like French Onion Soup
2. When cutting onions, cut in half THROUGH the root. Cut horizontally, then vertically. Finally chop as you would normally, and what you end up with are small pieces


Onion Soup, Madera


2 Vadalia Onions
Grapeseed Oil (high smoke point)
1.5 CU Madera Wine
2 CU Chicken Stock
Bread Crumbs


1. Shave onions as thinly as possible.
2. Heat oil to very hot.
3. Carmelize onions for about 15 minutes
4. Add thyme and Madera Wine
5. Cook another 15 minutes
6. Add chicken stock and butter, and bring to boil
7. Cook till browned
8. Pour into soup tureen
9. Garnish with minced chives, garlic, thyme and bread crumbs



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