The pomegranate is the fruit of luck! Some cultures believe it will bring luck for the whole year when you break it apart on New Year’s Eve!
Pomegranates ripen in the fall and are collected before the rainy season. Then they are stored in dry surroundings.
The pomegranate juice makes up for 1/3 of its weight.
There are 3 different varieties of pomegranates: sweet, semi-sweet and sour. No matter what kind you prefer, opt for the heavier and firmer pomegranates that have a smooth surface.
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The best way to remove the seeds is to simply cut it in half, place it in the palm of your hand with your fingers spread out and hit the exterior with a serving spoon, until all of the seeds are released.
The best way to juice a pomegranate is to either squeeze it with your hand or to use a juicer.
You don't have to refrigerate them. They can be stored in a cool, dry place for many days.