Pretty in Pink Onions

Pink is my favorite color. It has been for awhile, although I try to hide it from time to time.
I used to pretend that my favorite color was red because I didn’t want to come off too girly.

But I have to confess that something about pink just makes my heart sing.

The energy I feel from pink makes me so giddy that I decided to have the wall in my office painted bubble gum pink. Well, to be honest, it was a mistake on my part because I thought the color read cranberry but it turned out to be pink.

Today, I decided to make some pickled red onions.
I love them as garnish in tacos, salads, and sandwiches!

I filled a medium saucepan with water and placed it on the stove. As I waited for the water to boil, I sliced up one HUGE red onion and poured 1 cup of apple cider vinegar into a measuring cup. Once the water reached a rowdy boil, I dumped the sliced onions in and blanched it for 1 min. I drained the onions and put them back into the sauce pan, poured the vinegar into the pot, and added cold water until it just covered the onions. I added a teaspoon of salt and gave the mixture a whirl. After returning the vinegar/onion soup to a boil, I let it simmer for 1 min and then transferred everything into a glass jar and let it cool.
WARNING: Be prepared to open all windows after this process because the vinegar becomes saturated in the air.

The result: beautifully pink tinted, crisp, and refreshing onions!

The pickled onions almost match the color of my office walls!

Woah, doesn’t that look cool?