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Coconut: Love It or Hate It?

When it comes to this tropical flavor, I'm all about it. I love that the creamy, rich flavor of coconut works in both savory and sweet fare. I even enjoy the coconut meat as is and drink the coconut juice right out of the shell. But if you're not a fan of the taste, you're not alone. I have lots of friends who can't get into coconut desserts and avoid cooking with coconut milk at all costs. So, what's your take?

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GummiBears GummiBears 6 years
It is okay. But for some reason I cannot keep down coconut water.
lil-miss-haley lil-miss-haley 6 years
I love anything and everything to do with coconut, its one of my favorite ingredients in every shape and form
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 6 years
Love it in Thai food and savory dishes but hate it in candy and cookies.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 6 years
it took me a while to like coconut, but i have fallen in love with it :)
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 6 years
I love all things coconut but green curry with coconut milk is absolute heaven to me.
pink-pirate pink-pirate 6 years
I love coconut milk in curries, sauces, soups, rice, etc. But for some reason I cannot stand actual coconut. If it has coconut flakes in/on it, I'm running the opposite direction. I can just about stand Malibu but would never drink if it there was a choice to have something else.
nutella2683 nutella2683 6 years
im the total opposite, gingirl! lol.. i LOVE coconut in everything savory, sweet and spicy (think, coconut curry) but the last thing I love is Malibu Rum.
gingirl gingirl 6 years
Only in my alcohol. I love Malibu rum, but I really can't stand it in much else. Strange, I know. I especially hate the shredded flakes. My mom loves to make a cake for Easter that's shaped like a bunny, and she always uses the coconut flakes for its texture. Made me sad, cause then I could never eat the cake
Spectra Spectra 6 years
Love it!!! My grandma makes this really great coconut cake that I absolutely adore. And it's really great if you toast it, too.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
I love and fresh is the best.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
I love and fresh is the best.
Pampire Pampire 6 years
Yum! I love coconut!!! I like mine in sweet and not savory.
msdecember msdecember 6 years
love it in savory and sweet. YUM!
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 6 years
Funny you asked this question today, it was a topic of discussion at my book club last night. We were split but I really, really don't like coconut unless it is fresh.
vinnie vinnie 6 years
Sometimes it's just too...Tropical!
Stacey-Cakes Stacey-Cakes 6 years
I like the flavor of coconut and I love coconut milk and coconut, but I seriously despise shredded coconut flakes.
betty-kraker betty-kraker 6 years
sometimes i do sometimes i dont
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