There are a few secrets you need to know to perfectly chop an onion. One is an incredibly sharp knife, which is always the safest and easiest way to cut any ingredient. But when it comes to onions, which are multi-layered, there’s a real trick to getting perfectly sized chunks every time. This short, 2-minute video shows you just how to make that happen. The technique involves leaving the root intact so the onion doesn’t fall apart as you cut, and secondarily, a specific cutting pattern that gives you perfectly sized chunks. A great kitchen tip!