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Red Onions

Postby alisonb » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:03 pm

We started pulling the red onions yesterday, I'm trying to get them out before it rains. We usually get a Christmas present from above every year :D They will be hung to dry in a shed and then marketed.

It's a great onion, even growth, good colour, size and verrrrrrrry tasty - Red Neptune. Have made caramelized onions, pickled onions, salad, stir fry and onion rings...just not a bloomin' onion yet, don't think a red bloomin' onion will look too good? I'm open for suggestions folks :P
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Re: Red Onions

Postby Jogeephus » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:16 pm

I think a red bloomin onion would be fine. It would have character.

Those look great.

Do you guys make onion relish?
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Re: Red Onions

Postby ga.prime » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:24 pm

Beautiful crop you got there!
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Re: Red Onions

Postby alisonb » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:23 am

Thanks Jo and Ga. We got 4 nice loads out today...still lots to go.

Jo, it would seem like the relish is similar to what we call caramelized onions?

I used this recipe for the pickled onion if any one is interested...very good :D -
http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-quickpickled-red-onions-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-193247
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Re: Red Onions

Postby Jogeephus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:54 pm

alisonb wrote:Thanks Jo and Ga. We got 4 nice loads out today...still lots to go.

Jo, it would seem like the relish is similar to what we call caramelized onions?

I used this recipe for the pickled onion if any one is interested...very good :D -
http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-quickpickled-red-onions-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-193247


Don't know. Onions aren't caramelized only pickled in a sweet pickle with tumeric.

Here is a good recipe if you've never tried this. Red onions should do fine.

https://www.pauladeen.com/recipe/sweet- ... on-relish/
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Re: Red Onions

Postby alisonb » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:06 am

Thanks Jo, will certainly give it a bash.
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