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Old 23-10-2011, 14:52   #76
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And mine stayed moist because I wanted it dry. Go figure! Next time I will try it in a sauce instead. Shrimp with coconut sauce. Yum.
THERE ye go!!!!!! nature is trying to tell each of us something!!!! LOL
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Old 23-10-2011, 16:11   #77
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THERE ye go!!!!!! nature is trying to tell each of us something!!!! LOL
And mother nature always wins. She is a real mother! Just give in and work with her and all is good.
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Old 23-10-2011, 17:05   #78
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When the nut falls on the ground and creates a sprout (the right word?) then you can eat the sponge interior part too. It is very good but not everybody knows. Make sure you learn the trick from a local as later the sponge gets some hallucinogenic properties. Unless, off course, that's what you are after.
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This isn't like the smoking banana skins rumour back in the 70's is it?
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This isn't like the smoking banana skins rumour back in the 70's is it?
Certainly not like smoking banana skins! The coconut smelled more like burning hair and only side effects were burning eyes & nose!
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coconuts are so very edible in all phases except lil tiny baby....
Take the little babys and tie a string around a bunch of them while still on the tree and cut the bunch off with a knife and then stick a mason jar over the bunch and tie the jar to the tree in a few days the jar will fill with liquid, and a few days later it will ferment and you have "tuba"..drink it and you will fill really good and chummy with your buddies(your enemys also)dont drink a whole quart it will give you a bad hangover...dont ask how I know this..lol..DVC..ps copra is rotten coconuts that they use to make coco butter for just about anything..and if you have ever been to a copra farm you never forget it because it stinks to the very high heavens....
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Does anybody have an activated carbon water filter on their boat? There is a good chance the carbon was made from coconut shells. Coconuts are truly wonderful.
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