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They always ripen all at once! We’re eating tons of fresh bananas, but a bunch of this size calls for a preservation plan. Time for Excalibur! I sliced each banana a scant 1/8″ thick, dipped them in lemon juice, and placed them on a dehydrator tray. I’m telling you this because while you may not have a banana tree in your backyard, you probably DO have the chance to harvest bags full of slightly spotty bananas from your grocer. Not local, no. But just think: you’ll be saving those fruits from a terrible fate. And they’re generally cheap.
I filled the dehydrator before I’d used up all of the bananas from that big bunch. They’re drying right now – soon we’ll have dehydrated bananas in the cupboard.
My compost pile will be so happy!