Baking Banana Bread

Just like last year, the minute National Banana Bread Day came around, it carried me back to my Home Economics class more years ago than I care to admit. Home Economics Class was an elective class designed for young girls but open to all students. It’s something they need to reintroduce before those skills are lost forever. Lord knows our young people need to develop real life skills.

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Down-Home Banana-Nut Bread

Today is National Banana Bread Day. When I think of Banana Bread, I think of my Home-Economic class. Home-Economics was part of the school curriculum back in the day. When I took the class, it was the 1960s, so what we learned to cook had a lot to do with the whole “hippie” movement just over the hill in Berkeley. We made a lot of brown rice and banana bread.

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