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Why is the onion family so widely used in cooking?

Onions, scallions, shallots, and other clan members do more than add flavor of their own. Just as their volatile oils can irritate your eyes, they can irritate your taste buds and olfactoreceptors - a plus if kept within bounds because when slightly teased, these organs tend to be more sensitive to flavors and scents of foods.

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