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How to Color the Easter Eggs

color-easter-eggsColoring eggs for Easter is an old tradition dating back to the times when the liquid wax techniques were used for that. Learn how to do it easily and in a natural way nowadays — with onion peels!

Difficulty Level: Easy

Time Required: 1 hour

Here’s How:

  1. Fill a large pan with water and let it boil.
  2. Peel the onions and put the peels into the boiling water.
  3. Let it simmer for about half an hour till the water is very dark.
  4. Let the water cool without extracting the peels.
  5. Take fresh eggs and put each into a fine net.
  6. Fix the net around the egg firmly with a thread.
  7. Boil the eggs in the onion-peel brew for about 10 min.
  8. Take the eggs out of the water.
  9. Remove the net.
  10. Cool the eggs.
  11. Serve on a large dish.


  1. Use beet juice to get the red-colored eggs, spinach juice to get the green-colored eggs.
  2. For more elaborate ornament, use various-textured fabrics or nets.
  3. To make the eggs shine beautifully, rub them with a piece of bacon.
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