It is almost rhubarb time – it is in grocery stores already, a bit ahead of the season here – a sign of spring and the growing season ahead. TOOLS:Several large MIXING BOWLS, (a large CUTTING BOARD or clean surface to roll out a crust … Continue readingA spring strawberry-rhubarb pie (with optional unflavored gelatin)
The eggs were in the dye baths a while to get good color. After letting them sit about a half hour to hour in their red cabbage, or carrot top, or turmeric dye baths (prepared by Judy), the eggs in the baths were put into … Continue readingCabbage,carrot top, turmeric dye baths, and a look at the eggs after being dyed.
Happy Easter. Today, my family will be dying a few hard-boiled eggs for Easter, using some red cabbage (for a blue), and possibly carrot tops and a bit of turmeric (for yellows). As the dyes are translucent, the whiter the egg, the closer the color … Continue readingPlants, eggs, mother birds, and art.