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Perennial Egyptian Walking Onions Plant Themselves

Perennial Egyptian Walking Onions Plant Themselves

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Many gardeners plant onions in their vegetable gardens each season. But Egyptian walking onions need to be planted only once to give gardeners onions every year.

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How to Grow Onions from Seed

How to Grow Onions from Seed

Okay! I think I have finally found the way to grow onions here in Michigan! However, the tips I am about to give can be used wherever you live - you just need to be aware of the variety of onions you...

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Rotting onions!

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My wife and I LOVE onions, do you spell them on my breath? ;) Well, every year after we harvest our beautiful globes most rot and waste away shortly, and we never get to enjoy them!  What am I doing...

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Catalog Review: Dixondale Farms

Catalog Review: Dixondale Farms

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Dixondale Farms is celebrating 100 years of onion plants and years of satisfied customers.

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Bringing in the Alliums

Bringing in the Alliums

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Right now, we are rich in alliums. In the past few weeks, we have been curing the alliums--garlic, onions and shallots--which we harvested about three weeks or so ago. It is important to cure and store these bulbs so you don't lose your crop to mold or rot.

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For Crying Out Loud: Tips for No-Tear Onion Cutting

For Crying Out Loud: Tips for No-Tear Onion Cutting

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So why all the tears? Well, once you take your knife to the onion, enzymes and Amino acid sulfoxides come together to create a volatile sulfur compound (in the form of a gas). This is what turns on the water works. Your eyes are attempting to wash away the offending gases.

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QUESTION: Sources for onions

QUESTION: Sources for onions

Hi,      I would like to buy two packages each of two onion varieties and can not find any for "Italian Torpedo Onions" and "Walla Walla Sweet Onions".      Do...

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Homegrown / Homemade Video Recipes

Homegrown / Homemade Video Recipes

Now you can watch all the recipe videos from the Homegrown/Homemade series in one place, and find links to the recipes on FineCooking.com.

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Cultivating the Alliums: From Mild to Wild

Cultivating the Alliums: From Mild to Wild

Though spring has sprung, it's not too late to plant some allium plants in your garden. Here is a basic guide of what to grow and how to prepare the soil. Watch Danielle's videos for some hands-on tips.

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Homegrown / Homemade: Onions

Homegrown / Homemade: Onions

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Onions have a reputation for being hard to grow, so here are some tips to help you plant, care for, and harvest your crop.

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Homegrown / Homemade: How to Plant Onions

Homegrown / Homemade: How to Plant Onions

Onions have the reputation of being difficult to grow, but don't let that deter you. If you choose the right type to grow, start from seed, plant properly, and provide the plant with the right growing conditions, you can expect success.

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QUESTION: Onions

QUESTION: Onions

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I live in North Texas and I planted my onion sets 3 weeks ago.  Since then we have had snow and many days in a row under 18 degrees.  The weather has gone and the tops are obviously all...

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QUESTION: Harvesting Onions

QUESTION: Harvesting Onions

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WHAT AM I DOING WRONG WHEN HARVESTING MY ONOINS? THEY ARE SPOILING BEFORE WE USE THEM. I WAIT TILL THEIR GREENS DIE, THEN I HANG THEM IN OUT BASEMENT IN THE DARK. PLEASE HELP ME OUT. I ENJOY GROWING...

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Getting Familiar with My Irish Roots

Getting Familiar with My Irish Roots

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Happy autumnal equinox! Inspired by the cuisine of Ireland and their prodigious use of root vegetables, I am ready to start roasting them in the oven and making soups.

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How to Grow Onions from Seed

How to Grow Onions from Seed

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Start with seeds to pick the best varieties for flavor, color and storage.

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Pickled Onion Relish

Pickled Onion Relish

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Add punch and crunch to meat and fish.

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Sweet Onions with Roasted Chile and Feta Cheese Stuffing

Sweet Onions with Roasted Chile and Feta Cheese Stuffing

Sweet onions are stuffed with creamy feta cheese, caramelized onions, breadcrumbs, and a touch of cream that's offset by the punch of roasted chile pepper purée.

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Stuffed Vegetables

Stuffed Vegetables

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Savory fillings turn garden produce into something spectacular. And the basic technique for making stuffed onions, tomatores, peppers, and squash is surprisingly straightforward.

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Potato and Onion Focaccia

Potato and Onion Focaccia

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Serve this bread with soup or any saucy, tomato-based dish.

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Summer Vegetables Stewed in Their Own Juices

Summer Vegetables Stewed in Their Own Juices

Carrots, new potatoes, beans, tomatoes, bell pepper, and summer squash enliven this dish with their various colors and flavors.

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