Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado onions are featured in our Honey Stewed Onions recipe.
In 2010 Colorado produced 288 million pounds of onions, valued at $43 million, ranking the state 6th in the nation for onion production. Good quality onions should be firm and hard with short, tight necks and dry papery skins.
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