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Re: bananas

I don't know, Jim, but it must be widely consumed by many cultures where  
bananas grow, because I've seen the banana blooms for sale in many different  
places here in Houston.  I was disapointed in the flavor, but like I said,  
perhaps there is a better way to prepare it.  I thought perhaps it would  taste 
something like palm hearts, which I LOVE.  Much to the dismay of my  palm friends 
who cannot figure out how I could eat a baby palm, etc. etc. 
Hmmm....that many bananas huh.   Let's see, perhaps making lots  of banana 
nut bread for all your Garden Chat buddies for  Christmas??????   (hint hint)   
LOL  Just  teasing.
By the way, my miracle fruit tree has fruit.  The peanut butter tree  
recovered....thank goodness.  
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 10/9/2006 4:13:49 PM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

Yeah.  I've heard the flowers were edible, Noreen, but could never 
figure out why  anyone would want to. On the other hand, I've got no 
idea what I'm going  to do with 40 or 50 ripe bananas in a couple of  

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