BAKED SMOKED BANANAS
4, 3-inch sprigs, fresh rosemary
4 teaspoons maple syrup
4 Tablespoons ground pecans
Cut unpeeled bananas in halves, lengthwise. Put unpeeled banana halves in smoker. Load wood box with small chunk of hickory wood and rosemary. Smoke-cook for 25 minutes at 180°F. Heat conventional oven to 400°F. Remove bananas from skin and place on lightly greased pan. Spread 1/2 tsp. of maple syrup and 1/2 Tbs. of nuts on each banana half.Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.
Yield: 4 servings