banana-tipHOW TO MAKE BANANAS LAST LONGER…

Use the produce bag you purchased them in to wrap the stems.   Why?  Because science.

Bananas, like many fruits, release ethylene gas naturally, which controls enzymatic browning and ripening of not just itself, but other fruits nearby. Much of that offgassing takes place at the stem—or the crown—of the banana. By wrapping the crown of a bunch, you slow down the ripening process a bit.