Bananas + Monkeys = Genius JT August 4, 2009 Interesting 9 Comments I eat bananas almost on a daily basis.Â I am one of the believers that they are a perfect food.Â So, it came as quite a surprise when I recently saw a video that turned my banana world upside down.Â Question: How do you open a banana?Â You peel the stem down, right?Â Apparently, this is not how monkeys break intoÂ this fruitÂ â€“ they start at the other end.Â Watch this: Just mind boggling.Â Â That said, will you convert?Â H/T to Choosing Raw c/o This Is Life In Austin for this revelation.Â And to Banana Bunker, just because. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts JT Latest posts by JT (see all) Starbucks Enters New Beverage Territory - August 1, 2013 Dole’s Banana Dippers Look Promising - July 7, 2013 Time For Summer Food - June 20, 2013 9 Responses Bear Silber August 4th, 2009 Hahahaha, I remember when I first saw this….I was blown away…but it works great! Reply Insanewiches August 4th, 2009 Yes, I will convert. It’s so simple, yet so effective, and makes you wonder why you didn’t think of it before! Reply JoeBloggs August 5th, 2009 Best. Post. Ever…. That is genius! Reply Cin August 5th, 2009 That’s how we’ve done it since we were kids! My stepdad showed us the way long long ago! Reply Sethonious August 5th, 2009 Been doing it that way quite a while. Plus the stem makes a nice handle this way. Reply lynnnj August 6th, 2009 WOW! I’m a convert. Starting today. Reply Mark August 10th, 2009 You all struggle with opening it from the “top”? I’m game to open it from the other end, but I don’t have problems so no real desire to switch. Reply Lilia August 12th, 2009 I just tried it today, I will never peel a banana the old way again!!! Why didn’t I ever try this before?!!! Reply Monty August 27th, 2009 Peeling it this way makes it so you don’t get the nasty “strings”. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.