Homemade Easter

Mar 1, 2021 | DIY, Life

[title subtitle=”WORDS Catherine Frederick
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MATERIALS
hard boiled eggs
apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
4 cups beets, chopped
4-5 cups yellow onions, outer skin only
3 Tablespoons turmeric
4 cups red or purple cabbage, chopped
4 cups blueberries, whole
1 pound spinach, fresh leaves
*disposable gloves (optional)

METHOD
Combine 1 quart water and 2 Tablespoons vinegar in a medium pot. Once boiling, add dye ingredient, then lower the heat. Simmer for 30 minutes then allow to cool. Strain liquid into mason jar or bowl of choice. Add eggs and let rest for a minimum of 30 minutes, longer for brighter colors (overnight in the refrigerator). Once desired color is reached, remove eggs and pat dry with paper towels. Repeat for each color. 

Pink Eggs – BEETS

Orange/Brown Eggs – YELLOW ONION SKINS

Yellow Eggs – TURMERIC

Light Blue Eggs – RED OR PURPLE CABBAGE

Dark Blue Eggs – BLUEBERRIES

Light Green Eggs – SPINACH

*Turmeric can stain your skin so you may want to wear disposable gloves. 

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