Sweet, creamy caramelized onions are the well-earned result of many precious minutes spent stirring and stirring over medium-high heat. They can't be rushed—that'd be criminal--so you need to make sure you're doing it right. Let Test Kitchen professional Katie show you how:

Almost any dish is made better with a topping of caramelized onions, but some just really shine. Here, a few suggestions and recipes:

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