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Rubbery bananas. [View all] LizBeth Jul 2021 OP
Mistook it for a... mbusby Jul 2021 #1
Nope, a Dole banana. It is only recently I have been seeing it and not often but time enough. LizBeth Jul 2021 #2
Stop grocery shopping in the decorative fruit section of housewares? Hugin Jul 2021 #3
;) LizBeth Jul 2021 #8
I too am a bananaphile. Hugin Jul 2021 #10
Gros Michel was the variety when I was a kid (this would be about 50 years ago) . . . hatrack Jul 2021 #18
Bananaphile KentuckyWoman Jul 2021 #20
Bananavore Hugin Jul 2021 #27
We grow bananas and if picked green sometimes they just don't ripen enough. LakeArenal Jul 2021 #4
Perfectly yellow showing ripe but yes, inside is like unripe and that is the taste also. LizBeth Jul 2021 #7
Meh, green bananas are supposedly better for you. CrackityJones75 Jul 2021 #13
I heard they both have different qualities and if I remember, I like what I got more with the LizBeth Jul 2021 #14
It's very hard to peel green bananas. LakeArenal Jul 2021 #26
I've noticed also Tink41 Jul 2021 #5
+1 LizBeth Jul 2021 #6
A couple of months ago I got a bad bunch Ritabert Jul 2021 #9
One of these is ripe 48656c6c6f20 Jul 2021 #11
#2 LizBeth Jul 2021 #12
#2 is OK 48656c6c6f20 Jul 2021 #22
Wow, I would use the ugly black one for banana bread or pancakes. LizBeth Jul 2021 #23
Just A Guess ProfessorGAC Jul 2021 #15
Fascinating. Awesome. Thank you. I think you are on the right track. LizBeth Jul 2021 #17
Possible ProfessorGAC Jul 2021 #19
Are you sure you didn't accidentally purchase a decorative fake? Crunchy Frog Jul 2021 #16
It may be a plantain obamanut2012 Jul 2021 #21
Not really related to your thread but... yonder Jul 2021 #24
They're all picked green for longer life while shipping, but sometimes there are ones so green... Hekate Jul 2021 #25
Oh, that is interesting about the apple. LizBeth Jul 2021 #28
The apple gives off ethylene oxide Wicked Blue Jul 2021 #29
Could they have accidentally been frozen? rurallib Jul 2021 #30
That could be and that would make sense. Thanks. LizBeth Jul 2021 #31
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