How To Keep Bananas Fresh Longer

Bananas aren’t as simple as they look. Maybe you buy them a little too green to give yourself a few extra days to eat them. But then, somewhere between that second banana and that last fifth banana they start ripening a little too quickly. Before you know it, you’re faced with the dread half yellow/half brown banana. Too ripe to eat, not ripe enough to bake with.

Did you know you can slow down this ripening process?

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Simply secure plastic wrap around the crown of that bunch of bananas. After each time you remove a banana, be sure to wrap them back up.  

Doing this will give you at least another three to four days of delicious non-brownness. 

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