Skill Level: Easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Necessary Items: Onion, sharp knife

There are three ways to attack the onion. To get your kitchen game tight, you need to be well-versed in all of them: dicing, slicing, and coarse chopping. It's impossible to overvalue knife skills. If you fail to master the blade, even simple recipes will take far longer than necessary. Onions provide the perfect opportunity to practice. For a closer look at the different techniques, head to Food52.