Pomegranate Banana Cheesecake with a Chocolate Crust
Cheesecake is my favorite dessert. It's easy to make but the results are extraordinary. Rich, creamy, and sweet, cheesecake is just heavenly! In this variation, pomegranates, bananas, and chocolate combine beautifully to produce a wonderful dessert sure to please your guests or family.
Pomegranate Glazed Quail Salad with Cider Vinaigrette and Grilled Figs
This salad makes a nice light lunch. The sweet and savory quail matches well with fruit. The tanginess of the cheese adds a wonderful contrast. If you don't have a grill available, the broiler of your oven works just fine.
Molten Chocolate Cake with Pomegranate Granita
Granita (pronounce grah-nee-TAH) is the Italian version of sorbet, only with a courser texture. Pomegranate and chocolate is a traditional combination because the flavors match so well. Pomegranate season runs from September through December, but the juice and seeds can be frozen for later use.
Persian Chicken with Pomegranates, Pine Nuts, & Grapefruit Yogurt
This recipe is loosely based on the traditional Persian dish, Faisinjan. Classically made with duck or wild birds, this recipe uses the more available chicken. Pomegranates, pine nuts, and yogurt are all Middle Eastern staples whose flavors marry very well in this dish.
Chicken with Prosciutto and Gruyere Cheese & Apple-Pomegranate Relish
A Swedish favorite, falukorv is a lightly smoked, thick (two to three inches in diameter), boiled sausage, similar to ring bologna. This chicken recipe uses cheese, mustard, and apples to re-create the flavors of this classic sausage dish.
Old House Crown Cocktail
Crown Royal, orange and lemon juices combine with 7Up for a delicious cocktail. A little bit of pomegranate juice adds an exotic twist.
How to Cut and Open a Pomegranate - Photo Step-by-Step Guide
Pomegranates are a strange sort of fruit and can get very messy if not opened properly. Here's an easy guide to cutting, opening, and using pomegranates that will help you use all of the delicious fruit and keep your kitchen clean.