At less than $2, and full of health benefits, a bundle of bananas seems like the deal of the day in your shopping cart. But, suddenly it’s a week later, you’ve eaten only one, and you’re making yet another batch of banana bread with the overripe produce (or just tossing them in the trash).
If you’re not feeding a family of monkeys, it can be difficult to go through all of your bananas in the short window of time they’re actually good to eat.
Luckily, there is a hack to keep your bananas fresh for up to five days longer!
YouTube user Vijaya Selvaraju in a video demonstrates how to prevent banana browning by using plastic wrap!
-separate the bananas from the stem
-wrap each tip individually with plastic wrap, making sure it’s tightly secured.
The gas -ethylene, causes bananas to ripen quickly but covering the stems helps prevent that gas from being released.
Here is how she does it: