The spicy, flavorful, fresh-tasting sauce was a big hit for our Sunday night supper. Even my fish-avoidant son ate this; the fact that it sat atop fresh soba noodles probably helped sell it to him, but the whole family really liked the dish evidenced by the fact that we had no leftovers.
These coconut macaroons are still most definitely a dessert treat, and they offer plenty of sweetness and decadence.
It seems that everytime I turn around, there's a new article touting the health benefits of coconut. People use it for everything from skin moisturizer to mouthwash to deodorant to hair conditioner, and that's before they've tasted a drop.
For anyone who has bleak memories of turnips as big waxy orange orbs that were boiled and mashed into a tasteless mush, take heed — the root is redeemed.
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