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Re: [sig] [Fwd: Pysanky Doco] (fwd)

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  • Jenne Heise
    ... 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
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 28, 2002
      > > > 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
      suet-impregnated egg.

      > > 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.

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      Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, mka Jennifer Heise jenne@...
      disclaimer: i speak for no-one and no-one speaks for me.
      "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that
      matter." -- Anon.
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