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Natural Easter Egg Dying 18 April, 2019 |

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SERVES: 0

Ingredients

  • BLUE DYE:
  • 1/2 purple cabbage
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • YELLOW DYE:
  • 2 tbsp turmeric
  • Yellow onion skins from 2 onions
  • RED DYE:
  • Tops, bottoms, skin peels and stems from 4 beets

Directions

Boil just enough water to cover eggs. Add 2 tbsp vinegar and food scraps to make each dye color.

Deep Gold: Boil eggs in turmeric and onion dye.
Pale Yellow: Dip eggs in turmeric and onion dye.
Pink: Boil eggs in beet dye.
Blue: Boil eggs in cabbage and blueberry dye.
Lavender: Soak eggs in beet dye, 30 minutes. Follow with room-temperature cabbage and blueberry dye, 30 seconds.
Chartreuse: Dip eggs in turmeric and onion dye. Follow with dip in cabbage and blueberry dye.
Salmon: Soak eggs in turmeric and onion dye, 30 minutes. Dip in Beet Dye.

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