Pomegranate Fruit
 

Pomegranates

Pomegranates have been used widely in literature and legends of many countries and cultures. Some people say that the pomegranates are not pretty fruits, especially when there are sacs of red bubbles inside, surrounded by inedible white pith.

How to Eat Pomegranates?

Pomegranates are best eaten fresh. The arils of the pomegranates are delicious fresh, eaten alone or in a salad. However, they are also great when cooked or made into sauces. There are many great tasting recipes that use the pomegranates to add to the taste.

pomegranates

Picture of lots of pomegranates sold in grocery store

Where to Buy Pomegranates?

Many grocery stores sell pomegranates, not just whole food stores. You will find pomegranates in Walmart, Hy-vee, Krogers, Albertsons, Price Chopper, and many other stores when they are in season. Pomegranates are most common in the fall and in the early Winter. After that, it will be harder to find pomegranates. Even if you manage to find some, they will not taste as good usually.