> > > then lay your egge to coole, and the woorke
> > > > > will appear to be graven in the shell of a russet
> > > > > color.
> > you get a etched area and a red colour?
> I guess. Red wine vinegar would tend to color the shell, I suppose, and
> even cider vinegar might. Remember that Easter Egg dyes say to use
> white vinegar.
I suspect that what is going on is that you start with a red-dyed egg. You
scrape off the suet in patterns, then let the vinegar eat through
> > if you don't mind loosing the egg... what does 'pick out the same'
> > mean?.... carve right through the egg??
> "if you care not to loose the meate," i.e., if you don't want to waste
> the egg. I think it means 'use a raw egg and blow the shell when the
> engraving is done'.
I think so too.
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, mka Jennifer Heise jenne@...
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