You can make your own pomegranate juice if you just can't get over the seeds. (If you don't have a juicer and don't want the hassle of squashing them and straining it, you can use the seeds in your crockpot with the meat in a recipe that calls for the juice, or one you make up yourself, and then just leave the seeds behind when you serve it.)
I like to sprinkle a few pomegranate seeds in a fruit salad or a tossed salad. That way there is less crunchiness overall--more like adding nuts to the dish.
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Bad news. I can't get past the seeds. The juice wasn't at all to sour, but the seeds inside seem weird to munch on. They seem kind of hard. Not like canteloupe seed, which I have in the past crunch on one, but just not to my taste.
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I LOVE pomegranates!! First off, you can only eat the seeds. They are messy, just as a warning. Personally, I love eating them right out of the rind, but you can "smoosh" (for lack of a better word) them into a paste. As for recipes that call for juice, most want the packaged juice.
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I blogged this but thought I'd send it to sparkteams in hopes of more feedback:
I bought one, but now what? All I have heard is that they are sour to the taste. I checked out sparkrecipes, but it only calls for juice and I can't tell if it's fresh from the fruit juice or already packaged as juice.
Does anyone know about pomegranates and how they can be used?
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