"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
3/4 c. vinegar 2/3 c. sugar 24 whole cloves 1 small stick of cinnamon 3 bananas
Boil the vinegar, sugar and spices until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture looks rather thick. Peel tha bananas and cut in 1/4 in. thick rounds. Drop the bananas into the hot syrup and boil hard for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
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