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Banana Hanger

It brings a grocery store staple into your home..but is that a good thing?

What We Learned

Supermarkets suspend unripe bananas from tall poles covered with small hooks. The Nature's Way Banana Keeper ($3.99) miniaturizes this idea for the home kitchen. We hung underripe bananas from this plastic gadget and put others from the same bunch in a bowl. After monitoring the fruit for a week, we found that both bunches ripened and then turned spotty brown at the same rate. Our c...

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