I would be happy to say that I’ve discovered the world’s best and most perfect smoothie recipe, and share that recipe with you. But the truth is that I don’t think such a recipe exists. Your perfect smoothie is a combination of what you’re in the mood for and what you have in the kitchen. But I’ll tell you how I make my favorite breakfast smoothie.
It starts with a frozen banana, which are never in short supply in my freezer. I don’t even do anything to prepare them after they’ve gone all spotty-brown on the kitchen counter. They get tossed in the freezer peel and all. When I’m ready to make a smoothie, or even Dorie’s yummy banana Bundt cake, I plop them in the microwave about 30 seconds. Then I just barely slice lengthwise down the peel, open it up, and cut the fruit into a few chunks. Ready. [Read more...]