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    How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer. Gotta try this!!

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    • Jody Miles

      culinaryconfessional: Cooking Tip: Banana Boat Wrap the crown of a bunch of bananas with plastic wrap.  They’ll keep for up to a week longe...

    • Suzanne Brown

      Who knew? NOT ME!!! How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer Cut a small piece of clear plastic wrap about the size of the palm of your hand Wrap the plastic tightly at the top/crown of the bananas. Carefully remove and replace the plastic cling wrap each time you get a banana. Enjoy 3-5 days longer than and food saver tips

    • Patty DeYoung

      How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer. Plastic wrap around the top? Who knew! - Click image to find more DIY & Crafts Pinterest pins

    • Jessica Hagby

      How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer. Plastic wrap around the top? Who knew! Worth trying we eat more bananas these days. Don't forget to buy organic bananas, the none-organic are FULL of chemicals, if you rather the last option, then you might as well not eat bananas at all.

    • Crystal Williams

      How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer. Wrap plastic wrap tightly at the top/crown of the bananas. Carefully remove and replace the plastic cling wrap each time you get a banana. Enjoy 3-5 days longer than usual! Gotta try this!!

    • Denise Ethington

      27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible.- Definitely looks like a money saver!

    • Karina Ortiz

      Wrap the crown of a bunch of bananas with plastic wrap and more food tips.

    • December Fox

      Kitchen tips - How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer

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