Yesterday when I showed the eggs Addie and I had dyed using the Instant Pot, someone mentioned the Cool Whip method so I googled it and found it. This morning boiled the rest of the white eggs so they’d be cool by the time Addie got up and after breakfast, we could get busy!
It was so fun and quite easy but terribly messy. I had read that gloves greatly helped with cleanup but the smallest gloves I had were way too big for Addie’s hands and she was flapping them around and I figured I’d end up with Cool Whip and food coloring on the ceiling at that rate so I put grocery sacks over her hands and used hair scrunchies to hold them on. That worked to keep her hands clean but during cleanup, after I had taken off my gloves, I got enough on my hands that I have several blue fingernails.
I had 10 eggs left, which I cooked in the Instant Pot, thinking we’d do 5 with the Cool Whip and 5 with the regular dye kit I had bought but once we started with the Cool Whip, Addie wanted to do them all with that method.
Someone mentioned using the rice method and I googled that and it looks fun too but we now have 18 dyed eggs . . that’s enough for this year.
I’m looking forward to doing all this again next year. I’ll make tuna salad, egg salad, potato salad and maybe make some pickled eggs. I have a lot of boiled eggs to use!