I can’t even tell you how long I chopped onions incorrectly. Over the years I figured out a few things little by little but it wasn’t until I saw Gail Simmons live at the USC bookfaire last year that I realized I STILL wasn’t doing it exactly right. Here is a video tutorial on how to correctly chop an onion.
Sorry the video is from so far away. I’m just getting use to this whole thing. I’ll be more close up in my next attempt….