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I am an Assistant Professor of Biology at Longwood University. My main interests are how biodiversity affects ecosystem function in aquatic sediments. You can find out more about what my lab is doing here: http://longwood.edu/staff/fortinok


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Man, I would be reluctant to drop an egg into a deep pan of hot oil unless I was wearing a hot-flying-oil-proof suit! I am glad you came out of that OK.
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Awesome! Thanks for the evidence-based answer.
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@HenrikSöderlund they are sold as "peeled" onions.
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@Jefromi no the outer layer is just as you would find it under the dry paper skin if you peeled it yourself. It is fleshy like the normally edible part. I usually peel off the first layer before using them though.
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