Different Onion Varieties and Their Uses 

Alliums, which include garlic, onions, leeks, scallions, and ramps, are common ingredients in most household kitchens. 

Any recipe can benefit greatly from the addition of onions, whether they are stuffed into a quiche or caramelized and mixed with mac & cheese.  

To get the finest (and tastiest) results, pick the one that's best suited to your dish.  

Learn the benefits of each onion variety with this easy-to-follow guide.  

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A yellow onion is the most foolproof option when a recipe is vague about the kind of onion to use.  

"Caramelizing is a long, slow process, so the yellows hold up really well." 

Additional recipes involving yellow onions can be found here. 

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