Please note: This is one of my all-time favorite recipes. Thank you for listening. But lawsy mercy, ladies and gentlemen. I know they don’t look it, but these teeny tiny, thinly-sliced fried onions are so pleasantly flavorful and crisp, and such an utterly perfect accompaniment for so many different main courses, they really need to be placed on some list of Culinary Triumphs of All Time. Yes Siree. Right next to homemade sweet lime pickles and Tiramisu. No, I’m not pregnant. Making these fried onions is so simple folks, but there are two crucial steps. And besides, I don’t really know the reasons. The Cast of Characters: Onion, Buttermilk, Flour, Salt, Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, and Canola Oil. Begin by peeling a large onion and slicing it very, very thinly. Notice that you can see the knife through the onion slice. Next, separate the onion slices into rings and place them into a shallow dish. Measure 2 cups of buttermilk and pour it over the onions. Next, add 2 cups flour to a bowl. Criminis?
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