|french onion soup|
My last little misadventure was thinking we could eat 10 pounds of red onions. They're such a good deal! I can think of all kinds of fancy things to do with them! Onions are so good for you!
Today I attempted to tackle the bag of onions that has, as you've probably already guessed, been sitting untouched under our kitchen counter. I decided to make french onion soup, but the cheap girl version (we didn't have the required wine on hand-I may have drank it all. Ahem.) The hardest part about french onion soup is caramelizing the onions.
Slice some onions, or in our case a LOT of them, and put them in a pot. Note: onions make you cry. A lot of onions make you cry, a lot. I cried like a little girl while doing this. I'm sure it was natures way of punishing me for buying so many onions.
Anyways, put them in a pot, drizzle them with some olive oil, set it on medium low, and walk the F away, please.
Come back every ten minutes or so and give the onions a stir, until they look like this: