Spring has finally sprung! Easter is coming. So I made these little celebratory morsels of delish the other day. They’re so fun to make, it’s almost embarrassing. And while it must be said that for optimal entertainment, these should be made with your friends who are younger than 12, if you can’t round up any kids for this one, don’t worry, you will feel your own inner kid jumping for joy when you pull those brightly-colored eggs out of your own easy homemade dyes.
The dyes are made using foods that you’ll probably have readily on hand in your kitchen: beets, red cabbage, and turmeric. Of course, this is only scratching the surface of the vast possibility of colors you can create from common foods (onion skins, hibiscus tea, black tea are just some of the other ones to try), but I wanted to keep it to three colors and relatively simple. Read how to make these easy dyes below. But first, the chickens deserve some thanks and acknowledgement… —Kitchen Vignettes by Aubergine