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Bananas foster


a dessert of lengthwise-sliced bananas sauteed in rum, banana liqueur, and brown sugar and served with vanilla ice cream
Word Origin

named for Richard Foster, a customer at Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans, where the dish was created in the 1950s
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