Here's What 1 Pound of Bananas Looks Like

Here's What 1 Pound of Bananas Looks Like

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Hali Bey Ramdene
Jun 25, 2016
(Image credit: Samantha Bolton)

Learning how to spot a pound of bananas without the aid of a scale is a game-changer. When you know how many bananas are in a pound, you can decide how many you want to buy and access the price in a snap.

(Image credit: Samantha Bolton)

Educate Your Eye: 1 Pound of Bananas

One pound of bananas is about three bananas, each about five inches in length. Now the next time you find this fruit on sale, you can quickly do the math to calculate how many to pick up for a pound and beyond. Shopping with an educated eye is powerful stuff!

Educate Your Eye

Our eyes are one of our greatest, most useful tools in the kitchen. They can help us size up everything from the weight of vegetables to the doneness of meat. Educate Your Eye is a series on The Kitchn that teaches you what you need to know to use your eyes for smarter cooking both inside and outside the kitchen.

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