Dec 23 2013

Blog Post 1000 How To Seed A Pomegranate

How to Seed a Pomegranate

Blog Post 1000

Today is my 1000th blog post!  I am rather excited by the great magnitude of that number. It is a big bowl full of happy to know not only that I have shared with you 1000 times. But, that many of you have been reading what I have shared 1000 times! It is also a sweet surprise that this milestone is happening on Christmas week. ♥ During the holidays a lot of us are enjoying the delicious Christmas fruit, pomegranate. I used to eat a lot of these when I was young and I would have bright red stained fingers to prove it. Today I am sharing  how I prepare a pomegranate for eating.

how to seed a pomegranate Thank you to my sweet hubby who took the how to photos so I could show you how I do it.

Before you begin put on an apron!

What you need- a deep bowl, paring knife,cutting board and a spoon or ladel

tools for seeding a pomegranate

Score the skin all the way around the top of the blossom end and remove the “lid”.

step one how to seed a pomegranate

Find the white membranes and score down each one all of the way around.

step two how to seed a pomegranate

step 3 how to seed a pomegranate

Gently pull apart and remove any large pieces of white membrane

step four how to seed a pomegranate


step five how to seed a pomegranateTurn it over and with the open side facing down into a deep bowl, use the back of a spoon to tap the skin and the pomegranate seeds will start popping out into your bowl. Continue rotating the pomegranate in your hand and tapping until all of the seeds are out.

step six how to seed a pomegranate

Pick out any of the white membrane that may have fallen in the bowl and taa daa.:-)

how to eat a pomegranate

I like to eat the seeds by the spoonful. But, they are also a nice addition to yogurt, ice cream and to a green salad too.

pomegranate seeds

I found some wonderful recipes using pomegranate on pinterest ( all images belong to their respective blogs and are linked back to their original source ) I hope you will join me on pinterest too.

White Chocolate Pomegranate Cookies pomegranate cheeseballcrab cakes

 Do you eat Pomegranates?

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  1. Brittany Ruth

    The pomegranate cheese ball looks amazing!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Hello Brittany oh yes, yum!

  2. heresthebest

    Congratulations on the 1000 blog posts. Hope you have a wonderful day!

    Heidi’s Wanderings

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you, I can’t believe I have written 1000 blog posts! Hugs

  3. Kizzy @ The Dainty Dolls House

    Wonderful. Congrats to you doll, so sweet :))) I hope for many more too. Wish you a gorgeous Monday xx

    1. Katherines Corner

      Sweet Kizzy, thank you, xox

  4. Pam@over50feeling40

    I also hit 1000 recently and I know it is a great feeling! Congratulations to you, Katie! Thanks for being a part of my 2013 and I know we will accomplish much in the year ahead!. (BTW, the cheese ball does look amazing!)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Congratulations to you as well my sweet friend. Can you believe we have that much to share, giggle.Looking forward to our continued bloggy friendship. Big Hugs!!

  5. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    Congratulations on a thousand posts!
    I don’t think I’ve ever eaten a pomegranate.
    Have a wonderful Christmas.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you sweet Alex you should give it a try, I think you might like it. I sure do.Hugs

  6. Janine Huldie

    Wonderful tutorial. Huge congrats on the 1,000 post. And thank you so much for the e-card. Seriously, so happy we are Bloggy Friends! Merry Christmas, too :)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you for reading them my friend. Big hugs and Merry Christmas ( happy you liked the card)

  7. Rosey

    Congrats on the milestone!! I’ve heard pomegranate seeds are so yummy but I have yet to try them! Maybe over the holiday while all the kids are home, if we can fine one. :) Merry Christmas to you, Katherine!

    1. Katherines Corner

      I hope you will try one my friend, they have a wonderful burst of flavor in every spoon full. xox

  8. lbuttedal

    Congrats! Yours is the first post I started reading all the time! Love it! Thank you!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you so very much I am honored and so happy to have you as a bloggy friend xo

  9. Shady Del Knight

    Congratulations on reaching 1,000 posts, dear Katie! I recently marked the 500 post milestone. I look forward to visiting your fine blog in the coming year and hope you will lend your support to mine as well.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours, especially cute little Izzy!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you and you always have my support sweet friend and I look forward to helping you celebrate your 1000th post too. Merry Christmas to you and yours xo

  10. ColleenB.

    Congratulations on your 1000th posts. Wishing you many more to come of which I’m looking forward to seeing.
    I have never ever eaten a pomegranate. Probably because I always assumed that they are messy and can stain your clothing so just never messed with them but I may give it a try after seeing from your photos just how easy it is to deseed one.
    Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas

  11. Nicole

    Congratulation on reaching 1000! That is quite an achievement!! I love Pomegranates but have only purchased them already seeded so this tutorial will definitely help me try my own. Thank you!!

  12. laura ingalls gunn

    A huge round of applause coming to you from Phoenix. What a wonderful milestone.

    My daughter and I love pomegranates and will give this a go. Thank you for sharing.

  13. Doreen McGettigan

    Congratulations! I’ve enjoyed your posts..

  14. Antionette Blake

    Congratulations Katherine and thank you. I have a Pom in the frig and now I’ll follow these “un messy” directions to get at those seeds. Happy Holidays!

  15. Lavender Dreams

    Thanks for sharing! This is my sister’s favorite holiday treat! Wishing you a Merry Christmas and lots more happy blogging! Warm hugs from Florida, Diane

  16. waldorfinspiredmoms

    Dear Katherine,
    Congratulations on your 1000th post! What an accomplishment…And thanks for the information on pomegranates. I’m intimidated by them and have to admit that I’ve never cut one. Now I think I can do it! Much love to you this holiday season…Aloha, Lori

  17. Angel

    Congratulations on your 1000th post. Thanks for all your wonderful inspiration. I know your posts come from your heart and I love reading them.

  18. Karla Hall

    Congrats on post #1000, always fun to stop by your blig, here’s to the next 1000 :-)

  19. a spirit of simplicity

    this couldn’t be more timely as I plan on seeding a pomegranate for a salad on christmas morning.

  20. Judy Haughton-James

    Congratulations on Post 1,000 Katie! Great achievement! My mom has eaten pomegranates but I have never eaten it. Now you make me want to try some. I hear it is also good for the health. Thanks for sharing on Creative Monday and Merry Christmas.

  21. shirley@housepitalitydesigns

    Congrats on your 1000th post!…what an accomplishment!…Merry Christmas Katherine to you and your family!!!…

  22. JP @ A Quiet Corner

    I eat poms year round because I freeze the arils!

  23. Creative Mind

    great idea kathie

  24. Charisse Murray

    I love pomegranate this is good because sometimes it takes me forever and my hands get cold and red. Thanks for sharing.

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