Get Fresh: Bananas
Store bananas separately from other produce (they emit ethylene, which causes other produce to rot).
for bright yellow, firm fruit.
fruit with soft spots and mostly brown skin.
medium (less likely to have a woody core), uniformly shaped roots for easier prep.
green bananas in a brown paper bag at room temperature for about 3 days.
to extend their life for up to 3 days (the skins will darken, but it won't impact the flavor ).