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  1. Automotive
    (or something much stronger...) We were off this evening...DH got in the car, turned the key it turned over and then quit. His guess is that it's the timing belt, and we're PRAYING it didn't affect the valves. So, tomorrow I am getting a ride from a neighbor at 6:40 a.m. to the local town...
  2. Bananas
    Fortunately for me, my wife is on the Atkins diet. I bought 5 lbs of bananas last week (she can't eat them) and they are getting ripe. The following, after the picture, is how I made this from scratch. Banana pudding, (well, pie filling, but I won't tell) 2 1/2 c milk 3/4 c sugar 1/4 c...
  3. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Well, I have 3 lbs of bananas in the dehydrator. I tried to keep the chips a uniform thickness, but I was not very successful. I dipped the chips in lemon juice before drying. I did make one mistake: I forgot to refrigerate the lemon juice after I opened it about two weeks ago. I put it...
  4. Bananas
    Someone gave me an entire case of bananas. They are just getting ripe. I thought I might freeze some. Should I wait until they are pretty ripe or freeze them now? How do I freeze them? And... How long can they stay in the freezer? Also... Any good idea for using the bananas... Thanks...
  5. Bananas
    Had a request from another forum to post this recipe. I have not made it yet but intend to do it in next couple of days. Thought it sounded good (I love the 'butters') and it was in an OLD canning book I had. BANANA-PECAN BUTTER makes 8 half-pints 3 cups mashed ripe bananas (6 to 7...
  6. Frugal Living
    I have been enjoying bananas bought on sale for thirty-nine cents a pound. They are the only fruit I really enjoy that I can't grow.(where's global warming when you need it) They are usually fifty-nine cents. I consider this to be way too much money. My brain tells me that four pounds a week...
  7. Just Tips
    Don't leave them in a bunch. Pull them apart. Left together if one starts going bad it affects the rest of the bunch.
  8. Cakes
    Banana Cake Recipe DescriptionMouth watering and won't affect your diet. Preparation Steps:Put bananas and oil in blender and and liquefy. Heat the oven to 350 degree's. Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:60 minutes Ingredients:1 cup ripe bananas (3 medium...
  9. Breads and muffins
    Crispy Cinnamon Streusel Banana Cream Cheese Bread Recipe DescriptionI was never a fan of banana bread until I tried this recipe. It is the BEST banana bread I have ever had. Yes, there are lots of ingredients but the end result is so worth it. Preparation Steps: Level...
  10. Bananas
    We went to our local tailgate food give-away this morning and got 4 clear boxes of mini bananas. They are sooo cute! LOL. And still so green! So, I will set them aside for a couple of days until they ripen up a bit. I've never had the mini bananas before, so I am anxious to try them.
  11. Bananas
    I've read that bananas can be mashed and frozen to use later in baking. Has anyone ever tried this? If I used it later to make banana bread, would it have the same taste/texture as if I had used fresh?
  12. Discount Stores
    I was cherry picking the ad today at Price Chopper. 78c Hunts 24 oz ketchup ( I had 5 25c coupons), Oscar Mayer hotdogs 98c (I had 4 50c coupons), KC Masterpiece 88c ( I had 2 25c coupons), and there in the fruit/produce were bags of "ripe" bananas for 75c a bag. I weighed the bag, it was 2 1/2...
  13. Bananas
    How do you store bananas so that you don't get fruit flies?
  14. Bananas
    It seems most everyone has a banana bread secret to keeping it moist. What's yours?
  15. Bananas
    Has anyone ever had Red Bananas? They are on sale at my supermarket for $.25/each (yellow are .40/each). I had never heard of them. From what I found on the net, they are slightly smaller then regular and flesh is pinkish to white. taste can be rasberry banana like but similar to regular...
  16. Bananas
    I have four over ripe bananas on my counter - but I'm not really in the mood for banana bread - what else do you guys do with them?
  17. General Chat
    I'm not sure if this is the place to post this but..............I was out yesterday morning & passed a fruit & vegetable stand..their sign outside said they were selling 7 lbs of bananas for $1.(the regular grocery store sells theirs 2 lbs for $1) I go in & explore and much to my surprise..they...
  18. Bananas
    I just started freezing my bananas. I have a couple in the freezer that are about a week old and they are really brown. I squeezed as much air out of the bag as I could. I am wondering if when I defrost them, are they going to be super mushy or will they retain some shape? The recipe I want...
  19. For Sale or Trade
    I'd like $10 cash, check, money order or will trade for a gift card. This brand new CD-ROM was published by DK books.  IT's called, "IT's Fun Time".  It's fun and games for ages 2-6. Please PM if your interested. Thanks!
  20. Bananas
    can you freeze bananas or what can you do when they are near there end I hate the thought of throwing them out but not sure what I can do.
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