I just discovered this stuff and I'm so excited! I've been trying to find good ways to add fat to my diet and this is so yummy and, I think, healthy. I have juvenile diabetes and a crazy-high-fat diet does me a world of good.
Anyway... I was wondering a couple of things. First, the one I've tried is Artisana Coconut Butter and I also just ordered some coconut cream concentrate from Tropical Traditions. Then there's also this Nutiva Coconut Manna, which is quite a bit cheaper, and has free shipping over $30. But the Nutiva stuff is made from dried coconut. Does anyone have an opinion on how that affects it? For all I know the coconut is dried for Artisana and TT, too, but I didn't see that on their websites. The other thing is that you can get the Nutiva in a five pound bag, but it doesn't say anywhere how to store it or what the shelf life is, so I'm curious about that. So far I'm eating between 2 and 4 T a day and I don't *think* I'll ever go above that, so it'll take me a little while to get through five pounds.
I'm also wondering how you guys use it. So far I've only had it plain and I'm pretty happy with that. But I'd love to find some other uses, too.