Soaking thinly sliced onion in ice water takes out some of their sting, and mellows their flavor. Cayenne, lemon juice and honey round out this bold-flavored garnish.
Peach and Red Onion Relish
from Martha Stewart
1/4 small red onion, very thinly sliced
2 ripe peaches, quartered and very thinly sliced
1 tblsp honey
1 tblsp fresh lemon juice
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1. In a small bowl of ice water, soak onion for 10 minutes; drain, blot dry, and return to bowl. Add peaches, honey, lemon juice and cayenne; season with salt and pepper. Let stand 15 minutes. If storing, cover and refrigerate up to one day. Serve with grilled pork chops.