Choosing the right onion can enhance the taste of your dish! Here's a breakdown of the different types and uses. - Yellow onion is best for cooking Use it for mat roasts, braised meat dishes, sauces, soups and stews. - Red onion is best for eating raw Use it for guacamole, pickled onions, salads, and sandwiches. - White onion is the crunchiest and has the sharpest zing Use it for salsas, chutneys, and stir-fries. - Sweet onion is best for frying Use it for onion rings, gratins, and roasted vegetables - Shallot is mild and more subtle Use it for vinaigrettes, egg casseroles and garnishes. Go ahead and use this guide for your holiday recipes!