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Coconut French Toast with Sour Cherries and Dark Chocolate

Coconut French Toast with Sour Cherries and Dark Chocolate

I have been using a lot of coconut-related products lately in my cooking - coconut oil, coconut milk, and shredded coconut. Just last night, I enjoyed a delicious bowl of the silkiest yellow curry with tofu and fresh vegetables. I think my coconut obsession might have something to do with the seemingly long winter months and my desire for a well needed tropical-type vacation. So, clearly, I was going to incorporate coconut into this French toast in some fashion.

grilled cheese with fig preserve, apple, and pumpkin seeds

grilled cheese with fig preserve, apple, and pumpkin seeds

The key to perfecting any dish is learning the techniques and choosing good quality ingredients. A crusty sourdough loaf, and a good sharp cheddar. What we don't want to see is a 'Wonder Bread' grilled cheese with Kraft singles slices. I just can't, I just won't.