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!