A quick survey: Do you have a bunch of bananas going soft on your countertop? Are you starting to get tired of banana bread? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you're in the same boat as the rest of us (pun intended). We asked our Hotline: How do you use up a spare banana? Here's what they said:
And Bevi likes to make a sweet banana-coconut raita.
If she's making a curry—especially one with coconut milk—amysarah will add a chopped banana, which adds a subtle sweetness and helps thicken the curry. Nancy will serve chopped banana alongside a curry or rijsttafel (an Indonesian-West Indian-Dutch rice meal).
HalfPint eats them in bacon sandwiches, Elvis-style.