Coloring Easter Eggs- Armenian Style
How to color Easter eggs, naturally, using onion skins.
- 1 dozen white-shelled eggs
- onion skins (A lot! Start saving them weeks ahead of time.)
How to Hard-Boil the Eggs:
Remove eggs from the refrigeratore about 20 minutes before cooking.
Gently place eggs in a deep pot. Add enough water to come one inch above the eggs. (Add onion skins now if you’re coloring eggs for Easter.)
Cook on high heat until water comes to a boil.
Immediately remove pot from heat and cover the pot. Allow the eggs stand in the hot water for 15 minutes. Discard the onion skins, if used.
Remove the eggs from the hot water and cool them immediately in a bowl of ice-cold water fro about 5-10 minutes. (This stops any further cooking, makes eggs easier to peel, and helps prevent a greenish ring from forming around the yolk.)
Remove eggs from the water, pat them dry, and refrigerate them until serving time.