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Natural Egg Easter Dyes

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Servings: 1
Categories: Holidays / Information

Ingredients:

-----SPRING CHICKEN YELLOW-----
1  teaspoon  Tumeric
2/3  cup  - Boiling water
1/4  teaspoon  Vinegar

-----EASTER BUNNY BROWN-----
1  tablespoon  Instant coffee, heaping Tbsp
2/3  cup  - Boiling water
1/2  teaspoon  Vinegar

-----SERENDIPITY-----
    -----BOIL EGG WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING-----
    Onion skins, (golden orange)
    Beets, (reddish purple)
    Spinach, (pale green)
    Red Cabbage Leaves
    Walnut shells, (buff)
    Grape Juice, (mauve) &
1/4  teaspoon  Vinegar

Directions:
Wash eggs in mild soapy water to remove oily coating which could prevent dye from adhering. Simmer for 20 minutes. Spring Chicken Yellow: Add tumeric to boiling water, stir until dissolved. Add vinegar. Easter Bunny Brown: Add heaping Tbsp heaping instant coffee to boiling water, stir to dissolve. Add vinegar. Serendipity: Try boiling eggs with one of the listed ingredients. Add 1/4 tsp vinegar to water.


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