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Default Easter cometh (natural Easter egg dying)

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"Jean B." > 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?

> Hmmm. You may have convinced me to try this!

They come out marbled, sometimes with striations from the skin pattern
in yellow, orange and rust color.
Peace! Om

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