6 Tips to Make Your Bananas Last Longer

If you want to prevent your bananas from turning brown quickly, here are few tips thanks to Taste of Home.

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Hang your bananas: Ethylene gas is released through banana stems when picked. Hanging them slows down the gas.

Wrap banana stems in plastic wrap: This will also slow the gas released through banana stems.

Freeze your bananas: This is a good way to preserve for future use.

Place ripe bananas in the fridge: The cool temperatures will keep them from ripening further (for a few days at least).

Buy a banana keeper: This will protect your bananas from bruising, which causes squishy parts and speeds up ripening.

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Have you tried any of these tips for your bananas?

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