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This recipe for DAD'S ONION RINGS, by , is from My Family's Best! A Collection of Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Hugh Lovelady
Added: Wednesday, October 5, 2005


4-6 Large yellow onions
Favorite frying oil
2-4 Cups Flour
Salt and Pepper
3 brown paper grocery bags

Peel and slice onions, preferably very thin.
Soak them overnight in a large covered bowl covered with buttermilk
Heat oil in iron dutch oven or deep iron skillet
Place 2 cups flour in a brown paper grocery bag along with a sprinkling of salt and pepper
From the bowl of onion rings grab a handful and let almost all of the milk drip off
Place the rings in paper bag and shake and turn to coat the rings well
Remove rings and place them in the oil and fry until golden brown
Salt to taste if needed
Remove from oil and place on 1-2 brown paper grocery bag to let oil drip




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