How To Slice an Unpeeled Banana, because the gift of a banana, pre-sliced from the inside, cements a friendship.
I began to pre-slice bananas and give them to people I knew. Even when you know how it is done, peeling open a banana to reveal those perfect slices transforms the mundane banana-peeling experience. The service provided by pre-slicing a banana is a small (and unnecessary) one, but pre-slicing magnifies the effect of the gift. The recipient not only gets a banana, they get the unexpected.
Now I’m off to buy some bananas.