Caramelized Onions

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2017

    

The key to quicker caramelized onions is the ingredient we least expected: water.

SERVES4 to 8 (Makes about 2 cups)

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We started our caramelized onions in a covered nonstick skillet over high heat with ¾ of cup water. The water and steam helped the onions quickly soften. Then we removed the lid, lowered the heat to medium-high, and pressed the softened oni...

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