Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
Dr. Albert Philip SY
"Onions, although they have quite an appreciable food value, are
eaten usually as a relish and used for flavoring. Because of their odor and flavor they are believed by many people to possess medicinal properties. Hence the saying, 'An onion a day will keep the doctor away.'"
- Food values, 1917
As American as Onion Pie.