How to Chop Onions without Tears

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  • Topic: Onion, Tears, Marikina City
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  • Published : January 12, 2013
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I. Introduction
Background of the Story
Onions are often chopped and used as an ingredient in various hearty warm dishes. Onions, along with many other plants in the Allium species absorb sulphur in the soil. Majority of households here in the Philippines experience irritation of eyes while cutting onions. Onions are common ingredients in cooking so it’s impossible to avoid cutting some. The onion has been used as an ingredient in various dishes for thousands of years by many cultures around the world. World onion production is steadily increasing so that onion is now the second most important horticultural crop after tomatoes. There are many different varieties of onion, red, yellow, white, and green, each with their own unique flavour, from very strong to mildly sweet.  Onions have a variety of medicinal effects. Early American settlers used wild onions to treat colds, coughs, and asthma, and to repel insects. In Chinese medicine, onions have been used to treat angina, coughs, bacterial infections, and breathing problems. My partner and I decided to research about this because we encountered this problem when cutting onions. It irritates us and it affects our performance when cutting onions so we’re finding the best way to avoid it; in this way, irritation in our eyes while cutting onions will lessen problems while cutting onions. B. Statement of the Problem:

What is the best way to chop onions without tears?
C. Hypothesis:
Placing onions in the refrigerator for an 45 minutes to an hour is the best way to chop it without tears. D. Significance of the Study:
This research can greatly help our community because most household experience this problem when cutting onions. This will help avoid irritation in the eyes that may cause problems or even accidents in each kitchen. Through this research, we could make chopping onions more easily and faster without tears or a problem at all. It will decrease the probability of injuries or discomfort when cutting or...
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