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Using the term boiled when referring to eggs cooked in the shell can be misleading, because eggs known as "hard-boiled" should never be cooked at a full boil for the duration of the cooking time.
Easter eggs can be colored using common foods that do not require purchasing an egg coloring kit and commercial dyes. Although the color may not be as bright, it is an option for anyone wanting to color eggs naturally.
Dyeing Easter eggs is a traditional activity that is followed in many households during the Easter holiday. Generally the parents prepare the eggs for dyeing by cooking the hard boiled eggs; and then the kids step in to help with dyeing the eggs.
Using the term "boiled" when referring to cooking eggs in the shell can be misleading, because eggs referred to as "hard-boiled" or "soft-boiled" should never be cooked at a full boil for the entire length of the cooking time.
An alternative to purchasing an egg coloring kit is to create your own, straight from the kitchen cupboards. Although the color is not as bright, it is an option for anyone wanting to color eggs organically.