[1] Scoops of fresh watermelon take the place of ice cream in this breakfast banana split (photo © National Watermelon Promotion Board). [2] Shredded coconut is the perfect garnish for this breakfast sundae (photo © Gourmet Food World). Check out 21 more watermelon recipes, including cocktails. > The history of watermelon. > The history of […]

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[1] You can get very creative with the fillings (all photos © Banana Loca | NA Market Direct). [2] Here’s the gadget. It’s easy to use. [3] A banana filled with chocolate spread. [4] This banana is stuffed with raspberry preserves.   Banana Loca is an innovative kitchen gadget that lets you fill bananas with […]

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We’re going bananas! For April 20th, National Banana Day, we’ve rounded up more than 50 banana recipes for every meal of the day, plus snacks*. and if that’s not enough banana for you, August 27th is National Banana Lover’s Day. It will take a banana lover more time than that to go through all of […]

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What to drink on April 20th, National Banana Day? How about this banana iced coffee recipe? Plus a bonus: the history of cardamom, a spice that gives this drink a special flavor. Thanks to Dole for the recipe. There are many more banana recipes in every category on Dole.com. On April 20th, national Banana Day, […]

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[1] Banana sushi: a fun way to eat bananas (photo © Dole). [2] Deliciousness awaits (photo © Eiliv Sonas Aceron | Unsplash).   While you can certainly put a slice of banana and garnishes atop a pad of rice or in a sushi roll, this banana sushi recipe is an all-fruit adaptation—no rice. It’s perfect […]

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With National Banana Day coming up on April 20th. we’re adding a new and different banana recipe to our repertoire: a spicy banana dip recipe to serve with crackers, crudités, or tortilla chips. It’s from Dole. While the bananas should be ripe, a dip is a good use for overripe bananas, too. You can use […]

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August 25th is National Banana Split Day, celebrating an iconic sundae invented in 1904 by a 23-year-old apprentice pharmacist in Pennsylvania. In those days, pharmacies contained soda fountains, and it wasn’t unusual for a junior pharmacist to fill in as a soda jerk*. He made the sundae in a long dish called a boat (hence […]

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August 24th is National Waffle Day and National Banana Split Day is August 25th. This year, we’ve combined the two into one fun recipe: Banana Split Waffles. The waffle becomes the split banana. Prep time is 10 minutes, total time 25 minutes. A round waffle maker is required. Thanks to Krusteaz for the recipe. But […]

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