Cast of Characters: hot sauce, cipollini onions, milk, butter, flour, garlic, sharp white cheddar cheese
Bring water to boil, and add onions. Let boil 8 minutes.
Drain and let cool a minute or two. Then remove skins.
Layer boiled onions in casserole dish
Top the mixture with crushed Ritz crackers or bread crumbs
Then bake for 30 minutes
Cook 10 mins Bake 30 mins
2 10oz. package cipolline or boiler onions un-peeled
2 T butter
1 ½ cup milk
1 ½ shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
1 t hot sauce
¼ t salt
1/8 t ground white pepper
¼ Cup crushed Ritz
1 T melted butter
Preheat to 350. Cook onions in a large saucepan in boiling water to cover 5 to 7 mins. Drain, cool slightly and peel. Place in a lightly greased 8 inch square baking dish. Melt 2 T. butter in a heavy sauce pan over medium heat; whisk in flour until smooth, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until thickened and bubbly. Add cheese, hot sauce, salt and pepper and whisk 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Pour mixture over onion in dish. Stir together crushed Ritz and 1 T melted butter, sprinkle over top of casserole. Bake at 350 for 25-30 mins or until bubbly.