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Onions, like any veggie or fruit, have their season, and you will find that they are cheaper in the stores during certain times of the year. If you buy onions in bulk, you save money—but what to do with the onions you won't use right away? Just chop and prepare them as if you were doing so for a meal, then place the pieces in a zipper bag and stick them in the freezer. There's no need to defrost them before adding them to a skillet or cooking pot. You will save not only money, but time when it comes to making the meal that needs the onions later.
No doubt you are aware that the fumes from an onion cause your eyes to water while you're chopping it into pieces. There are several ways to stop tears flowing when chopping onions, though:
Do you love the taste of onion in your food, but you could do without that lingering scent on your hands? Remove that onion stench by rubbing your hands with salt before you wash them. The smell should vanish into thin air!