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Old 02-15-2008, 02:27 PM   #11
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We use all varieties, just depends on what the recipe calls for or what taste you are going for in the onion. Some of our favorites are Vidalia, red, and green onions.
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:08 PM   #12
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Yes, I have an onion preference. I prefer not to eat them, because they give my BIG TIME agida!
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:37 PM   #13
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Guess I'm on the band wagon with a lot of the others.
Love Vidalia's when we can get them, also use a lot of reds and scallions for color and contrast. But when in Maui.....mmmmm.......
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:44 PM   #14
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Only the yellow for me. I don't care for the taste or the smell of the white ones.
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Old 02-15-2008, 08:17 PM   #15
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It depends on what I'm making. I like sweet onions, red onions, scallions. If I could find them easily, I would use Maui onions!

my list exactly.

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Old 02-15-2008, 08:49 PM   #16
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Depends on what you are doing with it. For basic seasoning, good old yellow onion is hard to beat. Sweets are nice but not always strong enough. For salads.. green onion or red onion..

cucumbers and onions, on a hamburger etc. a sweet onion.

On ham and beans, yellow onion, raw..
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Old 02-16-2008, 12:30 AM   #17
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I go for the sweets first for general cooking. Specific recipes that call for red or something else will get them.
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:09 AM   #18
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Sweet onions for me please
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Old 02-16-2008, 05:30 AM   #19
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Same here on the sweet onion fancy! I dislike the stronger onions and have sine I was a kid. Leeks are my favorite allium for cooking in their own right while garlic works its way into many of my dishes.
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