A Tip for Keeping Bananas at the Perfect Point of Ripeness

A Tip for Keeping Bananas at the Perfect Point of Ripeness

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Faith Durand
Mar 10, 2015
(Image credit: Kelli Foster)

Kelli did a major test on an old kitchen chestnut: do bananas ripen more slowly when separated from their bunch? (Discover her results here.) This kicked off a lively discussion about banana ripening and storage — and one reader shared a surprising (to me!) tip about keeping bananas ripe.

Once a banana has achieved that precious, fleeting moment of perfect ripeness, what should you do? This two readers have the answer:

Do you do this? I am going to try it next time all my bananas ripen at once!

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