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Do you peel a banana from the top (stem end) or bottom?

  1. MomsTreasureChest profile image91
    MomsTreasureChestposted 5 years ago

    Do you peel a banana from the top (stem end) or bottom?

    They are so much easier to peel if you peel from the bottom, like monkeys do!


  2. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    I've never even thought of starting at the bottom. I will have to try that.  The things you learn when you least expect it!

  3. Imogen French profile image87
    Imogen Frenchposted 5 years ago

    I have always done it from the top - nick it first with a sharp knife if it's a bit tough, then peel down. I've never really thought about it, but I will have to try it the other way now, just to see!

  4. lburmaster profile image83
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    You can peel a banana from the bottom? I never knew that option existed.

  5. RunTrainingPlan profile image75
    RunTrainingPlanposted 5 years ago

    Always from the top. Just seems like the logical way to do it.

  6. freecampingaussie profile image61
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

    I have never had a problem opening it from the top so never felt the need to try it any other way !

  7. fancifulashley profile image76
    fancifulashleyposted 5 years ago

    I open it from the bottom. When trying to open it from the top, I would always have to use a knife, especially if the banana had time to get a bit soft of the stem was very tough. Then I learned that monkeys open bananas from the bottom. I tried it out and have been doing it that way since with no difficulty at all, which I very much enjoy.

  8. clairewait profile image88
    clairewaitposted 5 years ago

    Yep. I do it like the monkeys. The stem end never opens right and ends up squishing banana everywhere. The other end is just a pinch and a peel (but you have to pick out that big nub of super bitter seeds first).

  9. tipstoretireearly profile image85
    tipstoretireearlyposted 5 years ago

    I never even thought of peeling from the bottom.  That's truly an example of thinking outside the box!

  10. profile image0
    Diana Abrahamsonposted 24 months ago

    Always peel it from the stem section..never knew there was a rule!