Peeling Back the Layers: Onions Star in Seasonal Recipes

By Mary Reilly | Ceramics by Celadon Studio | Photography by Dominic Perri

Onions are the kitchen workhorse. So many delicious recipes are built on their savory foundation. Without onions, we’d have no mirepoix, Cajun trinity, or soffrito. But these pantry staples can star on their own as well. In these recipes, we celebrate the onion’s, well, onion-ness. Whether they’re red, white, yellow, or sweet, give onions a starring role in your next meal. 


Mary Reilly

Mary Reilly is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Edible Pioneer Valley. She is a local leader for the Chefs Collaborative Western MA chapter, and a member of Les Dames D’Escoffier and the IACP. In a past life she was the chef-owner of Enzo Restaurant & Bar. When not writing, editing, or engaged in supersecret publisher activity, she can be found experimenting in her kitchen.