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Can you freeze mirepoix?

Can I chop up and freeze mirepoix raw, or do the vegetables have to be blanched first? Thanks!
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How can I chop onions without crying?

Onions are an excellent addition to many dishes, but cutting them can be frustrating when they make you "cry" all the time. Does anyone know any tips or tricks to help minimise the tears when ...
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Onion soup: How to chop the onion and what kind of cheese to put in it?

What is your preferred type of cut for the onion in onion soup? And how do you put the cheese? A deep chunk submerged in each plate, on top? What kind of cheese do you like?