RECIPE: Deconstructed Banana Split, For National Banana Split Day

[1] The deconstructed banana split at Sushi Samba in New York City (photo courtesy Sushi Samba). [2] The traditional banana split (photo courtesy California Milk Advisory Board).   How should you celebrate August 25th, National Banana Split Day? There’s the tried and true banana split, of course. Classically served in a long dish, called a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Treats For Banana Lovers

[1] A grilled banana split: no need for a special banana split dish (photo courtesy Pampered Chef). [2] Another presentation from Women’s Day. Here’s their recipe. [3] Fusion food: a grilled banana hot fudge sundae (photo courtesy Weber). [4] The world’s most popular fruit (photo Nathan Ward | SXC)!   Who doesn’t love a banana?…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Banana Split Sushi For National Banana Split Day

How should you celebrate August 25th, National Banana Split Day? There’s the tried and true banana split, of course. Classically served in a long dish, called a boat (which gives the sundae its alternative name, banana boat), the recipe is familiar to most ice cream lovers: A banana is cut in half lengthwise and set…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Banana Split

Yesterday for National Ice Cream Month we featured the “new” ice cream sandwich, a sandwich/sundae fusion. Today, it’s the “new” banana split in the photo: freed from its roots. The traditional banana split is a type of ice cream sundae made in a long dish called a boat (hence the alternate term, banana boat). The…
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