Here is a nice trick: use a banana to help ripen all kinds of fruit
April 22, 2007 3:21am CST
Here is a trick that I read in the reader's digest magazine. If you bought fruit that is not quite ripe yet because you bought it on sale or for whatever other reason, here is a trick to have it ready to eat in no time: Put fruit in a Ziploc bag with a ripe banana. The banana emits ethylene gas which ripens fruit.