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Pomegranates: Water is the best way to peel them

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Pomegranates are delicious, but more than that, they are a tart and sweet superfood. So why aren’t more people eating them, every-single-day? Answer: They don’t know how to peel them properly or without making a mess.

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Pomegranates are an ancient berry native to Persia where the fruit was not only eaten, but also used in dying garments and healing as a tonic for the heart and throat.

Here is the 2 minute, no-mess, peel your own pomegranate tried and true method given to us by one very wise, old soul, Mitzi.

Follow the list steps to superfood bliss. Don't forget to check the step-by-step photo box for the visual how to peel your pomegranate instructions.

  1. Choose a firm pomegranate with shiny red skin in your grocery store.
  2. Fill a large bowl with cool tap water
  3. Place pomegranate on its side on a plastic cutting board
  4. Slice through the middle at its "equator"
  5. In the bowl of water, separate the seeds from the pith. Seeds will sink, pith will float
  6. Discard inedible pith
  7. Drain seeds (sarotesta is their proper name) in a colander
  8. Place seeds in tight fitting container
  9. Refrigerate
  10. Enjoy
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