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Default Easter cometh (natural Easter egg dying)

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"Nancy Young" wrote:

On Mar 1, 7:59 am, "Nancy Young" wrote:

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

That sounds very interesting! I will try it this year and share with
my "Green Wednesdays" friends!

I googled 'dyeing eggs red cabbage' and saw a couple of hits
right away. First one was Martha Stewart, but she just used
the red cabbage to make blue eggs. A different website mentioned
rubber banding the cabbage leaves to get that vein-y look.

If you do it, I hope it turns out well. Of course, there are other
natural dyes aside from the onion skins and the cabbage.


That is why I started the thread. :-) I imagine beet juice would make a
good pink shell?
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