from The Pioneer Woman...sooooo yummy! And eeeeasssyy!
1 whole large onion
2 c. flour
1 T. salt
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1-2 quarts oil
Black pepper to taste.
Slice onion very thin. Place in a baking dish and cover with buttermilk and soak for at least an hour.
Combine dry ingredients and set aside.
Heat oil to 375.
Grab a handful of onions, throw into the flour mixture, tap to shake off excess, and PLUNGE into hot oil. Fry for a few minutes and remove as soon as golden brown.