A lot of people think of coconut as a warm-weather flavor, but we’re here to tell you that it is delicious year-round, in both savory and sweet dishes. So while it’s almost September (still technically summer, though, dudes!) we encourage you to think outside the box and embrace the wonders of coconut for your year-round cooking needs. Shredded coconut, coconut milk, coconut flour, coconut oil, coconut everything! We’ve scoured our favorite food blogs for some of those taste-the-tropics style recipes we all know and love, but we’ve also rounded up curries, soups, meats, pizzas, seafood and more, all celebrating one of our favorite—and surprisingly versatile—fruits.
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