Originally Posted by MillionsKnives
I disagree. I'm busy and hungry, why spend more time on prep than necessary? I can get one component started, whatever takes longest, then move on to the next. You can't do that if it takes 10 minutes to dice an onion.
Busy? Hungry? Use a food processor.
In a typical meal on the average, recipes requiring lots of cutting still can be done without rushing. No one needs 10 minutes to cut an onion. two minutes may be. Why try to save 30 seconds and risk serious injuries?
Learn the best way to bone a chicken (Jacques Pepin), not the fastest way to bone a chicken (Martin Yan)