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Old 04-25-2006, 03:37 PM   #1
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Frenching Onions

I recently heard the term frenching an onion. It is a specific way to chop up an onion. I've always wondered the best way to chop an onion into small pieces. Is anyone familiar with this term and how to do it properly?


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Old 04-25-2006, 04:03 PM   #2
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To french is to cut a food into long thin strips.

It also means to remove the meat and tissue from bones for presentation purposes, but that's not relevant here.

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So that's how French Fries got their name. Potatoes that were Frenched then fried.

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So "frenching" is similar to "juienning"? Makes sense when you think of French style green beans.
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