Yes! We Have No Bananas

Waste not, want not

Fresh bananas, practically perfect

“I need a recipe other than banana bread that uses ripe bananas.”

My daughter tells me, “I throw bananas out.” She gives me that weary look, trying not to judge, “Mom, it’s okay to throw away bananas.”

This I know. Yet if bananas sit on my counter past their eating expiration date, they beg me to use them to make something edible. Or else put them in the freezer with all the other bananas I have saved for later use.

My husband calls my freezer “Pre-trash.”

And I must admit that a lot of the frozen leftovers wind up in the trash.

What would bananas say?

Only bananas might have something to say about the different ways we look at waste.

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