Mirepoix is a classic French mixture of about 2 parts onion and 1 part each celery and carrot. It is the beginning of many soups, stew and sauces. My version includes leeks and a bit less celery with a bit … Continue reading

What size onion should I use?

size onion

For your recipe ease (which from now on will be know as recipease)
1 medium onion (obviously the one in the middle) = about 1 C chopped onion

Where using a slightly bigger or smaller onion in your recipe is unlikely to ruin the recipe, it is helpful to know how much each size onion is likely to yield.

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