Weird how something so small can become a big deal. Let me explain:
I went to Girl's Camp last Friday night. There was extra food so I took a few bananas and apples. I decided to make banana bread. I had three bananas as of Sunday night. I found my Mom's recipe and was anxious to make one of my favorite treats the next day.
Monday morning: I noticed that Blake had eaten one of the bananas. I am down to two.
Monday afternoon: The recipe calls for five bananas so I went to Walmart and bought three more. I also bought some bread pans.
Monday night: The bananas were still green so I put them in a paper bag to speed up the ripening process.
Tuesday afternoon: The bananas were still green. I thought it might be too cool in our house so I placed my banana filled bags out on the porch.
Tuesday night: It's starts to rain so I bring the bananas inside. They are still pretty green.
Wednesday morning: The bananas are STILL green! Not even close to being brown!
Right now: I just checked on my bananas. They are not ripe. They still have a ways to go. I googled how to speed up the ripening process and I read that you should add apples to the brown paper bags. Supposedly, the apples have some chemical in them or something that speeds up the green bananas.
So, here I sit with a cold and no banana bread. Life is still good. Sadie is playing with a blue gorilla that her Aunt Cindy gave her. She likes to slap it and laugh. It's almost as big as she is so I think she considers it her friend. It's really cute. I can hear Blake in his office listening to a soundtrack for a movie that I forgot the name of. Good movie though.
I will let you know when I make the banana bread. I hope it turns out as good as my Mom's.
Wednesday, July 12, 2006
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Yummy! I LOVE banana bread!
(And I think the chemical is ethylene. If I'm not mistaken.)
This post reminds me of the book, "If you give a mouse a cookie". There always seems to be something else!
"If you give Lindsey two ripe bananas".
By the way congrats on your new calling. I just got called as the Young Women First Couns. We must share ideas!!!
I like the part where Sadie slaps the monkey! I bet that is cute. Funny post.
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