Glazed Pearl or Boiling Onions

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    Side-Dish Servings
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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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This dish, which calls for glazing onions in a little water or broth, is most impressive when made with the little pearl onions sold in pint boxes, but because they are tedious to peel, some cooks opt to use larger boiling onions. Onions can be “white” glazed or “brown” glazed. When white glazed, the onions are glazed just until the surrounding liquid evaporates and coats them. When brown glazed, the evaporated liquid is allowed to caramelize on the bottom of the pan and then a little more