Sunday, August 22, 2010

Two Bad Ideas from United Fruit Company


Banana republics, of course, and this savory sautéed banana recipe.  I just found this perfectly preserved specimen in a c.1940s recipe scrapbook in my collection.

4 comments:

  1. "fry in butter or OTHER FAT??????" like what? bacon grease? Crisco?

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  2. Perhaps yet another reason this never caught on!

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  3. "serve hot as a vegetable" ewww! although back then, bland and mushy was the ideal way to serve a vegetable!

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  4. Coming here from Hey My Mom Used to Make That!....since when do you have to fry a banana "till tender" WTH?

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