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My Banana Foster Recipe

    The first time I heard of this was in a Ricci movie (“The Opposite of Sex”). I didn’t know what it was. So I tracked it down. And, my god, was it worth it! This is probably one of the best tasting things I have ever had! And as far as a syrup-like topping, this is THE best. Hands down. I guarantee.
    This little gem comes from New Orleans (which I still say with a southern drawl so it sounds like, “Naaha-lans”) a nice place called, “Brennan’s”. I don’t remember if I was ever there, I was real young when I lived there. Make some French Toast and put this on top. And Holy Hell! You done got yourself heaven on a plate!

Bananas Foster Sauce
    ¼ cup (½ stick) butter
    1 cup brown sugar
    ½ teaspoon cinnamon
    ¼ cup banana liqueur (or 1 teaspoon banana extract)
    4 bananas, thinly sliced
    ¼ cup dark rum  (or ½ teaspoon rum extract)
    A dash of ground ginger
    A dash of ground nutmeg
    2 drops of Vanilla extract
(If you use the extract, in lieu of the liquor, you have to add 1/3 cup of water & 1 tablespoon of white sugar.)

    Step 1: Combine everything, but the bananas, in a pan or a skillet. Place on a low heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
    Step 2: Stir in the bananas and ‘til they soften.
   (Step 2b: If you used the alcohol instead of the extract, then tip the pan slightly to ignite the rum.)
    Step 3: Remove from heat. Pour on food.
    Step 4: Eat.
    Step 5: Make more. Oh, you’ll want to!


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