How to Open a Coconut (Easy Peasy)

Don't judge it by its shell. Here's the secret!

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How to Open a Coconut (Easy Peasy) Recipe
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 Wash the coconut and hold it "eyes" side up.

Wash the coconut and hold it "eyes" side up.

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Gently press a sharp point against each "eye" until you feel the one that gives.  Push through, twist, and create a hole.

Gently press a sharp point against each "eye" until you feel the one that gives. Push through, twist, and create a hole.

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Using a straw, do a taste test.  If it doesn't taste fresh or if it tastes rancid or a little "off", discard. The coconut meat will also be "off".

Using a straw, do a taste test. If it doesn't taste fresh or if it tastes rancid or a little "off", discard. The coconut meat will also be "off".

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Place in a plastic bag & whack with a hammer, piñata style. Keep away from your face and look out for the backswing! Or drop it against a hard surface. The meat is white and firm - not yellow or oily.

Place in a plastic bag & whack with a hammer, piñata style. Keep away from your face and look out for the backswing! Or drop it against a hard surface. The meat is white and firm - not yellow or oily.

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