Citrus juice (such as from a lemon) help prevent bananas from turning brown after cutting.

How to Select

Choose bananas with slight green on stem and tip. They should be firm, without bruises. Ripens after harvest.

How to Store

Store unripe bananas at room temperature. Store ripe bananas in refrigerator for up to two weeks; skin may turn black.

How to Prepare

Rinse and peel before eating. Bananas brown quickly once opened so be sure to open and cut close to serving time.