Drummond admits that it was easier to face her fruit fears knowing booze was involved. Nevertheless, she recommends slicing the banana in its peel to avoid ever having to lay a finger on the--gasp!--mushy banana. “The evil might melt your fingertips!” she writes. She also suggests slicing them in bigger chunks to make them easier to remove when you’re finished. Despite dipping a spatula into these uncharted waters, don’t expect Drummond to go, um, bananas for the fruit any time soon. Because after taking just two small bites of banana — a “character building exercise,” as she called it — Drummond confesses she finished her own plate of bananas foster ... without bananas.