Reader Claire J. Dax of Two Rivers, Wis., feels your pain when it comes to chopping onions. Here’s her smart idea for curbing those stinging tears:
“After having sore eyes while cutting onions, I have discovered that cutting them on a board, under a stove-top electric fan, worked wonders,” she writes. “No more tears, nor sore eyes.”
And bonus to this tip? It pulls the strong aroma right out of your kitchen at the same time!