Perfection in a Peel

I found it today. The perfect banana.  What makes up a perfect banana, you may ask?  I know it is different for everyone but for me it is yellow with a hint of green.  No brown on the peel whatsoever. Brown is bad.  Unless you are making banana bread and cookies.  It was firm and stringless when I peeled it.  It was quite simply put---perfection in a peel.  I ate it and reveled in the flavor and texture.   And then I got a little sad.  You could even say I was verklempt.   Because it was gone. … [Read more...]