Life hack: How to stop bananas over ripening

Bananas have a tendency to ripen way too fast and if you have too many this can be a problem.
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Bananas have a tendency to ripen way too fast and if you have too many this can be a problem. To avoid throwing out over ripe bananas and slow down their ripening, simply wrap glad wrap around the stem of the fruit.

This handy little trick works on a whole bunch or just a single banana. Alternatively there is the age old classic of putting bananas in the fridge. Simply by keeping them cold the fruit can last up to two weeks.

Have you got any other nifty ways of preserving fruit?

  1. Phillip-Joan Fry

    Buy green just turning yellow, then wrap bananas individually in newspaper or foil and place bottom of fridge, they last for ages. Take out the day before you need banana

  2. Lyn Pride

    my husband individually wraps bananas and puts them in the fridge then gets them out a day or two before he wants them. Works a treat.

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