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onions and tears

If you have tears when you cut onions, it’s because of an enzyme in onions that releases a gas that irritates the eyes and brings tears.

If you want to reduce your tears during cutting onions, you can try 2 these simple ways:
1- Chill onions before cutting.
2- start cutting the onions from the top, not the stem.
 

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