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Watch: 10 Unorthodox Ways to Chop an Onion

Most of these probably won't work

If you're looking for a new, exciting way to break down an onion, this video may be a good guide. But, be warned: Some of these innovative methods could be a bit tough to master. For those up to the challenge, let's take a look at some of the techniques.

  • Hold the onion down with a fork and give it a traditional chop: Yeah, that'll keep your fingers out of harm's way.
  • Smack the onion a few times with your knife, open it up, and pour out the pieces: Wait, no. If this works, there's probably something wrong with your onion.
  • Sneak up behind your onion and scare it: What?
  • Hack into your onion: OK, yeah — wait, like computer hack? No, that doesn't sound right.

These are only a few of the absurd was one can work through an onion in record time. Watch the above video for even more ideas.

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