Sunday, August 28, 2011

onion (city market, kansas city series)

Aren’t onions marvelous!? You peel back their papery protective layer and find something hard to put into words. They are sweet (but not too sweet), crisp (but not too crisp), and juicy (but not too juicy). And best of all they enhance the flavor of whatever it is you pair them with. (Think Patty Melt, pizza, hamburger….oh my.) They aren’t the showiest vegetable at the market but they may be the most versatile.  Perhaps my morning prayer today should be: “Lord, make me as the onion. Peel back my layers and use me to bring out the best in others.” Amen.