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Vidalia Aftermath

WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
edited 2:36PM in EggHead Forum
A little background to start with...I personally dont consider myself an onion eater...I dont put a slice of onion on my burgers and if I get a steak sub I order it without fried onions..that being said..I put onion powder or diced onion or fresh onion in some form on probably 90% of the food I cook...Tonight I cooked a vidalia using Spin`s recommendation ( a dab of butter and some brown sugar wrapped in foil ) I used mesquite for the smoke and put the onion on at around 250° and let it go for approx 1 hour by then it had climbed to 450° and I put the steaks on and I opened the foil for a little char on the onion...I`m here to tell ya...dat was some good eats..Sally said if I never cooked them any other way she would be happy..So kudo`s to Spin and the others who offered their recipes, this is something to try if you haven`t yet...cant wait to try the bacon cream cheese version...now if I can just figure out this ever increasing waist line..LOL[p]Wess

Comments

  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    WessB,
    I am not an onion eater, I will use green onion in my potato salad and in tuna fish from the can, But, I have found that I love the char on the onions when I get chicken fahitas at the Mexican restaurant. Glad you have found something new to enjoy from the BGE.
    Happy Eats,
    New Bob

  • GloriaGloria Posts: 161
    WessB,
    Another way to enjoy Vidalias is to cut them into quarters, or eighths, and poach them gently in Balsamic vinegar, leaving them just a bit crunchy.

  • hounddoghounddog Posts: 126
    Agreed. I have also done this with beer and bay seasoning and a little butter. Whatever. It is hard to beat a good vidalia.
  • WessB, for a different taste try a dab of butter and a dash of Worchestershire sauce. Quarter the onion first not quite cutting through the onion and wrap in aluminum foil. Then cook for about an hour.

  • JimWJimW Posts: 450
    WessB,
    Another way is to use some garlic powder instead of the brown sugar. They don't taste really garlicy and the natural sugar of the onion makes them really tasty.
    JimW

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