most of them are too salty for me to eat straight away -- the sodium blows me up like a balloon. i soak them for about 15 minutes or so, than add to simmering til they are soft.
where are you guys finding coconut butter? i looked in trader joe's as well as a giant pan-asian supermarket with no luck.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway