Category Archives: Trivia

Sweet, Mild, Spicy . . . There’s an Onion for Every Season

Onions have a range of flavors, colors, and sizes.  Seasonal differences like flavor and texture are noticeable, especially right now!  Sweet, mild, or spicy, and yellow, red, or white,  and from super colossal to pearl – onion grown in the … Continue reading

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Onions to Move an Army

One of my favorite onion quotes is rooted in American history.  It goes like this.  In 1864, General Ulysses S. Grant declared in an advisory to the federal government, “I will not move my army without onions!”  Likewise, General Robert … Continue reading

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More Triva From the Onion Patch

Onions played some very interesting roles in the history of the world.  Some of the facts are really quite amazing so I’d like to share a few layers of triva I thought might be “a-peeling”! King Ramses IV, who died in 1160 B.C., was entombed … Continue reading

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Trivia Time from the Onion Field

Can you guess how much the largest onion ever grown weighed? Well, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, V. Throup of Silsden, England grew a 10 pound 14 ounce onion!!  Now that’s a big onion!  If you like trivia, … Continue reading

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