Best to Buy
Onions are available all year long. Green onions are available in the spring and summer. Sweet onions are available from April through July
Prep & Store
No tissues needed! Avoid tearing up by rinsing onion under running water to peel, and toss in freezer for 20 minutes before chopping or slicing.
Sweet, red, or green onions are perfect simply raw for salads and sandwiches.
Onions are a good source of vitamin C.
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