One of the most enjoyable activities you can do during the Easter holiday is dyeing or painting your eggs. Steps on how to decorate your eggs can be found here. Be sure the follow some of these helpful tips this season:
- Wash your hands between all the steps of cooking, cooling, dyeing and decorating.
- Be sure that all the decorating materials you use are food safe.
- To have more vibrant colors, use more vinegar.
- The longer you leave the egg in the dye, the darker the egg with be. Do a quick dunk in the dye to get the more pastel "Easter" look.
- Keep the eggs refrigerated as much as possible.
- Put them back into the refrigerator whenever you're not working with them.
- If you hide the decorated eggs, put them where they won’t come into contact with pets, other animals, birds or lawn chemicals.
- After you’ve found all the hidden eggs, throw out any that are cracked or have been out at room temperature for more than two hours.