Posts Tagged ‘Bananas’

BANANAS for Bananas!

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

One of the most consistent items in our baskets from week to week is BANANAS! So, what do you know about bananas? Here’s a fun little FAQ I have assembled about bananas for you!

  • Bananas are one of the oldest cultivated plants, and are grown in over 100 countries. Bountiful Baskets bananas come from small farmers in Central Mexico.
  • Bananas grown wild have large, hard seeds, but through centuries of cultivation, the seeds in our bananas are very, very tiny.
  • Bananas are the fruit of the largest herb!
  • An individual banana is called a finger.
  • Bananas are slightly radioactive (it’s the potassium)!
  • Bananas can be used as an egg substitute in yeast-free baking (1/2 banana=1 egg) (except for when eggs act as leavening)

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Recipe Roundup – June 30

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

The Recipe Round Up is a delicious collection of recipes from blogs and websites that you can make using your Bountiful Basket goodies. This week I focused on finding you recipes that you don’t need to turn on your oven to make since it is already a hot summer! I hope you enjoy! ~Karmen
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Facebook Recipe Roundup – June 16

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Recipe Round Up

The Recipe Round Up is a delicious collection of recipes from blogs and websites that you can make using your Bountiful Basket goodies.  We hope you enjoy! ~Karmen
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