She peels the red part of the onion and tosses it into a pot of water. Then she adds as many white eggs, which make a prettier result than using brown eggs, as she wants to dye and puts them to boil. This will result in a nice selection of colored eggs. Mauve is the color she calls them, which seems appropriate since she lives in Palm Beach.
A good way to use the eggs, whether they been hidden or just used as a fun way to decorate, is to make your own egg muffins. These can be made with full-size English muffins rather than the smaller ones
sold in drive-through restaurants.