Nov
15
2008

Pomegranate Giveaway!!




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Contest is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! The winner will be announced later today, Monday!

Good Saturday everyone! Here’s another chance to win a great prize from the POM folks. They are offering one of my readers a case of fresh Pomegranates. Here’s how to be entered….

Let’s think of creative ways to use pomegranate in recipes. This will help us all get some great ideas on what we can enter in POM’s recipe contest going on right now. We still have time for a shot at $5,000 buckaroos, so let’s get cookin’! Leave a comment on a cool idea to use pomegranate juice and/or fresh pomegranate in a recipe and one winner will be selected by a random drawing. Can’t wait to hear your ideas! Contest ends Sunday night before midnight Az MST. Good luck everyone!!

…how about chocolate chunk pomegranate cookies or vanilla bean pomegranate cupcakes. Mmmm, I better get baking! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!!


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  1. 1
    Mistress Meeyee says:

    I have a recipe for pomegranate fudge on my blog!I love to use it in cheesecake and you can make a savory citrus glaze for chicken with pom.Always good with icecream and milk too.

  2. 2
    Lauren says:

    I was thinking a pomegranate marinated pork would be delicious…

  3. 3
    Ashley says:

    White chocolate pomegranate bread sounds like it would be delicious.

  4. 4
    Meg says:

    Oh…maybe some cinnamon spiced pomegranate muffins!

  5. 5
    jewelle says:

    Two simple ideas. Toss some pomegranates on a salad. Adds a great tang. Also for the kiddies, amke a face with them on a bagle smeared with cream cheese. But honestly what is better than just putting them in a bowl and eating them while you chat with family?!

  6. 6
    Sara says:

    How about gingerbread cookies with a pomegranate juice glaze on top (I’m thinking icing sugar with a good amount of juice to make a loose glaze)

  7. 7
    ttfn300 says:

    white chocolate pom bark :)

  8. 8
    C. says:

    I can see my ideas have already been taken… but a dark chocolate pom bark or as a fish or pork topping or marinade. Yum!

  9. 9
    Angie says:

    I am a simple girl. You can make some delicious pomegranate jelly with the juice, a little sugar, and some fruit pectin. It makes a yummy PB&J sandwich. This even replaces my favorite boysenberry jam. You can also add the seeds to it and substitute this for cranberry sauce on your turkey.

  10. 10
    Morgan says:

    Throw some pomegranate seeds on a big green salad, grilled chicken, blue or feta cheese, topped with a nice vinaigrette.

    My mouth is watering!

  11. 11
    JJLanier says:

    A Pomegranate Parfait sounds yummy!

  12. 12
    Stacie Aho says:

    How about an apple and pomegranate crisp?

    They sound good to just put in a salad with spinach. Yum!

  13. 13
    Lisa says:

    Oh, how I love pomegranates. I am possibly going to think of a good salad. Pomogranate chopped liver? Okay, maybe not.

  14. 14
    Allie says:

    I have no original ideas. That is why I’m always surfing sites like yours. I just love pomegranates!!

  15. 15
    Clumbsy Cookie says:

    I think I would go for a pomegranate & champagne sorbet. Have a great weekend you too!

  16. 16
    Emily says:

    Pomegranate Pecan muffins would be great- I just need an expert to figure out how the make them. Thats why I keep coming back to your blog!

  17. 17
    Krista says:

    I’m thinking something along the lines of pomegranate chicken.

  18. 18
    Laura says:

    I love to make Pomegranate salad – 1 cup whip cream – whipped and sweetened, arils from the pomegranate along with a couple of diced apples and slice bananas.

  19. 19
    Barbara says:

    Jenny, I’m just in love with those fresh pomegrante seeds. I think homemade ice cream with pomegrante seeds would be delish. A great dessert right now for your warm Arizona weather.

  20. 20
    Doreen says:

    My Mom loves Pomegranates! Going to try to win this for her. :) How about some Pomegranate Dark Chocolate ice cream?!

  21. 21
    Stephanie says:

    Is there such a thing as pomegranate sorbet? Because I think that sounds good.

  22. 22
    kamewh says:

    Chocolate Covered Pomegranate Seeds are really good!

  23. 23
    Sims Family says:

    Have you tried it in a chicken salad? (Like a baby shower salad with grapes, etc.) Good on croissants. It’s tasty and colorful.

  24. 24
    Kim says:

    I love pomegranates in fruit salad…not super creative but super good!

  25. 25
    Jenna says:

    When I lived in Greece we often paired pomegranate (cheap and plentiful there) with roasted lamb. I have yet to try it here, but I’d like to do a light pomegranate-infused glaze or vinaigrette. Pomegranate molasses is very popular in the Middle East, and this would be along the same lines, but a bit lighter.

  26. 26
    Becky Johnson says:

    Um..I’m just going to throw out the old fruit in some jello idea. I think pomegranates would be good in a pomegranate flavored jello with some good old whipcream on top!!

  27. 27
    Jennifer says:

    Use the pom juice in a smoothie with milk and ice.

  28. 28
    Brooke says:

    How about a pomegranate crepe with a pomegranate sauce drizzled on top. Yum!

  29. 29
    Laura says:

    I would say…pomegranate greek yogurt. Extra zip :)

  30. 30
    JCS says:

    Pomegranate Bread sounds really good, with a pomegranate glaze on top, or poke holes in the top of the bread so the juice soaks into the bread.

  31. 31
    Janssen says:

    How about chicken salad? Mmm. . . delicious.

  32. 32
    Becky says:

    Those white chocolate blondies you made would be great with pomegranates. Or what about a pomegranate salsa with peaches and onions and maybe avocado or something?

  33. 33
    RoweKlan says:

    I Love pomegranates tossed in with a fruit salad. I mix cream cheese, marshmellow cream, and whipping cream in with the fruit. We have it every year with our thanksgiving turkey.

  34. 34
    The Nye's says:

    I love pomegranate juice, so why not make it better, by making it into a pomegranate/sorbert slush drink! Perfect for showers ect.

  35. 35
    rubymama says:

    I think a type of Pomegranate muffin with macadamia nuts and white chocolate would be fabulous!

  36. 36
    Zesty Cook says:

    I have a pom roasted pork tenderloin with maple syrup that is pretty yummy!

  37. 37
    Cecily says:

    Many of my idea have already been written down, but granadas (pomegranates) are popular in Spain and the Middle East, so why not merge those flavors: salads, marinades and sauces, or desserts that are light and not too heavy. I wonder if you could make a pomagranate curd.

  38. 38
    kirsten says:

    pomegranate martini! YUM! Does that count as a recipe?

  39. 39
    rowleypoley says:

    Pomegranate salad is a staple at our house during the holidays!! Pomegranate sorbet sounds fabulous too!!

  40. 40
    Mary says:

    How about white chocolate, pomegranate, macadamia nut cookies. Three of my most favorite things combined!

  41. 41
    Brandon & Aimee says:

    Man, I can’t think of a baking recipe for pomegranate, but I think they would be good in salads, for the juice and the crunchy seed. Love them! How about in ice cream or smoothies??

  42. 42
    woodsyouknowit says:

    Pomegranate jam or you could add pomegranates into a pound cake. Cake and jam, can’t go wrong with that!

  43. 43
    Lynne says:

    A dark chocolate pomegranate cake! Yum!

  44. 44
    Millers says:

    Hummm, everyone seems to have really great ideas. I can’t really think of an original one. My first thought was some kind of muffin, or yogurt topping. OOhh I know, some kind of granola and pomegranate bar. Yeah I think that sounds yummy :)

  45. 45
    The Godfrey's says:

    OH I love pomegranates! I love how they pop in your mouth… my FAVORITE thing is a pomegranate salsa with feta cheese and red onions on some whole wheat pita chips. OH my!

  46. 46
    whyme says:

    My favorite way to use pomegranates (other than to just eat them) is to make pomegranate iced tea. 16 oz. of pom mixed into a gallon of tea is just yummy.

  47. 47
    Amy says:

    Pom cheesecake sounds yummy.

  48. 48
    Sandy says:

    White cake with a Pomegranate filling… sounds interesting…. you never know!

  49. 49
    The Giffords says:

    I think that a cake with pomegranate either as a filling, frosting or glaze would be yummy. I was thinking along the lines of a Jell-o poke cake where you bake the cake, poke it with a fork when it comes out and pour a pomegranate glaze over the cake. Let it soak in and top with cool whip. Yum!

  50. 50
    ALISHA JOY says:

    Just found your blog. Fabulous!! I have two boys about the same age as yours and so I love hearing any advice about what to feed them. I’m excited to start trying some of your recipes.

    Thank you!
    Alisha

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