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Default Easter cometh (natural Easter egg dying)

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"Nancy Young" > wrote:

> Omelet wrote:
> > I've not made onion skin eggs since mom passed away. She's the one
> > that taught me that trick. :-) I'm currently saving the "paper"
> > onion skins that it takes to do it as I want to teach the method to
> > my nephews. I'll be sure to take pics this year.
> >
> > Wrap raw eggs in dry onion skins, bind with cheese cloth and cotton
> > string.
> >
> > Hard boil.
> >
> > Unwrap, let cool and coat lightly with some cooking oil.
> >
> > They really are quite lovely.
> > I'll try to take pics this year if I actually do it. It'll depend on
> > the babysitting schedule...
> >
> > Anyone else use "natural" dyes for doing Easter Eggs?

> Years ago I saw something on tv that really caught my
> imagination. Similar to the onion skins, wrap the egg in
> a red cabbage leaf. The egg wound up with a lovely pale
> blue color with veining from the cabbage. Gorgeous.
> Of course, I only tried it once, I don't normally do Easter
> eggs.
> nancy

I'll have to try that in addition, thanks! I quit doing easter eggs too
for awhile until my sister moved back from Arizona. Now with the boys, I
have incentive again. :-) They are three and six and they've been
letting me babysit a lot more on weekends lately. I love it.
Peace! Om

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