Originally Posted by Uncle Bob
Sliced, with a hint of sugar, and cream
That's exactly how I love them best too
and, to play on that same idea, they're great when they're barely heated in the microwave with a crumbling of nilla wafers on top and a small scoop of good vanilla ice cream.
Also - as for the softness of them - the ones that aren't ripe enough will not only be kind of firm, they'll be dry inside. The softer they are, the sweeter and more moist.