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mrsnesbitt



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 04 8:33 am    Post subject: PICKLED ONION TEARS  Reply with quote    

Has anybody got any tried and tested ways of peeling pickling onions without tears? I have just got some christmas orders in and am sat looking at a sack of pickling onions.any thoughts please?
Thanks

jema
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 04 8:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Get the children to do it

jema

sean
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 04 9:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Underwater, or stay above water but wear a face mask and snorkel

wellington womble



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 04 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

swimming goggles! Where did you get the onions - I couldn't get any pickling onions this year.

mrsnesbitt



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 04 10:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Got a full sack from my local fruit & veg shop...3.00

Mrs Fiddlesticks



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 04 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

i don't usually have a problem with the peeling its chopping where I loose the mascara! I gather that the most concentrated bit of eye-watering chemical ( can't remember which one it is - someone will) is the root end so you are suppose to cut that bit last if you can - I always forget though!

McLay455



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 11, 04 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Put a teaspoon in your mouth

Don't scoff --- it works!!!

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