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Boost Plantain Sales through Education

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Plantains are oftentimes a forgotten fruit. As they can be green, yellow or black and quite hard, customers may assume they’re under-ripe or overripe and pass them by. 391 more words


Mashed Plantains or Majado de Verde

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It’s a Latin American tradition to eat green plantains also known as platanos machos. The most common way to eat them are simply sliced and… 282 more words


Platano Maduro Frito - Fried Sweet Plantain

Our friend, David, gave us a GIANT plantain recently


Since it had already started ripening when we got it, I knew what I wanted to make out of it: platano maduro frito (fried sweet plantain). 309 more words


Fiesta Fridays: Tostones with Cilantro-Garlic Dipping Sauce

As I walked through the market, barely keeping up with my companions, I noticed something that shocked me.  Plantains had been something I had become familiar with years before, as my junior year high school teacher, in his very believable Spanish accent, showed a nervous class how to fry plantains in our 1970’s built Catholic school.   778 more words


Wood Working and Plantains

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Woodworking has always had a place in my heart. 559 more words

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Sweet Baked Plantains

There are some tastes you will never forget. I can still remember my first grade self trying to trade my brother for his fried plantains. It was a no go— I had already finished my serving of plantains, a customary dessert in Dorothey’s household. 129 more words


Cumin Dusted Tostones with Orange, Peach, Honey & Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Ingredients for Tostones:

1 Large Ripe Plaintain
Canola Oil
S & P

Cut Plaintain into 1/2″ rounds and remove peel. Heat a frying pan to 350 degrees with enough oil to cover all of the rounds. 169 more words

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