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Banana Tart Tatin

Winter is now upon us. Meals need to be warm and hearty and they must, simply must conclude with dessert. How about a tart tatin? Oh, if I say “tart tatin” possibly apples spring into mind. Perhaps a whiff of cinnamon. Probably not caramel and surely not bananas. How can you make a tart tatin with…

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Banana Salsa with Pepper Zing

It’s a Red Flag day upstate. The temperature will be in the 70’s, for the first time in six months. But the winds will be high, perhaps 35 mph. That’ll scatter all the fall leaves that remain. Mine will blow away, but I’ll inherit my neighbors’. The net effect is that the ground will still…

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Baked Bananas in a Citrus Rum Sauce from Keep It Vegan by Aine Carlin

I love my Bananas Foster. My agreement with Suzen, Clause 4.3.1a in the marriage contract, is that I can make it once a year. Suzen’s lawyer was a nice man, but, fortunately for me, not comprehensive. Here’s a recipe that is not, I would maintain, Bananas Foster. And it looks even better. From Keep It…

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Yes, We Have No Bananas [And Other Foods You Might Need To Avoid]

  “Avocados?” I was incredulous. “Oh, yes. And, of course, bananas.” I knew about the bananas. When I just to jog [before my knees interfered], I would come back after 10 or more miles and devour banana nectar. Loved the stuff. That potassium hit was supreme restoration. The sugar was not bad, too. Now, I…

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