"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
1 stick butter or margarine 1 c sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp baking soda 1 c or 3 ripe bananas 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 2 c flour 1/2 c chopped nuts optional
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in mashed bananas. Add dry ingredients, mix well. Add vanilla and nuts. Pour mixture into a greased and floured loaf pan. Bake at 300º for about 70 minutes.
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