Cracking open a coconut for the first time is quite the experience. If you have a coconut sitting on your kitchen counter that you don’t know what to do with, let me walk you through it!
“I GOT YOU A COCONUT”
This is not what I was expecting to hear when my husband came home from doing errands while I was filming.
Normally he surprises and delights me with chocolate, kombucha and cinnamon rolls from the local bakery, but a coconut? I wasn’t expecting that one.
What was I going to do with it? Throw it?
My little boy did. He thought it was a ball.
It can be intimidating, being presented with something new.
I mean, I adore coconut, but it’s usually already flaked, shredded, or creamed, so I don’t need to do anything.
If I want coconut water, I go to the store and buy it.
Instead, “I got you a coconut”.
The coconut sat on my counter for a week, patiently waiting for me to come around.
I didn’t want to give it the time of day, but then when I was filming my videos for perfect scrambled eggs and pesto tuna melts, my husband suggested I crack open the coconut on camera.
Well, okay. Here’s what I did.…