Trim the Ends Off the OnionBefore you begin, make sure you have a cutting board and a sharp knife. You might also want to review this tutorial on How to Use a Chef's Knife so that you're familiar with the basic grips. And if you need a quick orientation on the different parts of a chef's knife, check out this article on The Anatomy of a Chef's Knife.
Ready to get started? Place the onion on its side on the cutting board in front of you and slice off the top and bottom ends. Next page>>