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Natural Egg Dye

4 Purple Cabbage Leaves [very dark, outer leaves]
1 Bunch Beets [skins only]
3 Onion Skins [yellow, outside papery skins only]
1/2 cup Blue Dye [from purple cabbage leaves, after following steps below]
1 tsp Turmeric

Boil each color in a separate pan in 1 cup of water for 20 minutes, adding additional water as it evaporates. Strain out vegetable parts and cool in jars. Allow eggs to soak in dye for 20+ minutes till desired colors are achieved.


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1 Comment

  1. Turmeric. I made Indian last night and used fresh Turmeric, my hands are still bright yellow. Potent stuff. I look like I have jaundice.

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