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Food Network Canada star Bob Blumer peels the outer layers of a Walla Walla Sweet Onion on Sunday in an attempt to beat the world record to peel 50 pounds of onions in under three minutes 18 seconds. Blumer did it in two minutes 39 seconds. Assisting Blumer is Chris Fogg of the Whitman College's Bon Appétit food service.

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Food Network Canada star breaks onion-peeling record

Food Network Canada star Bob Blumer handily bested the previous mark, but was denied in a not-so-sweet onion-eating attempt.

WALLA WALLA -- A new Guinness world record food challenge was set Sunday while another remained unchanged, the later failure most likely due to the fact that the food being consumed was not a soft, succulent Walla Walla Sweet Onion.


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