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2002-10-30 19:21:51+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

One of the highlights of a recent trek to Fresno was fresh ripe pomegranates. I'm told that when ripe, they're actually split, which is why the ones I buy in the store just don't match up to the ones plucked off the tree. Jonno linked to a New York Times article pimping the efforts of Paramount Farming Company to push pomegranates, with a few interesting history bits.

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#Comment made: 2002-10-30 19:43:04+00 by: petronius

Pomegranates always struck me as the least cost-effective food imaginable. The time involved in getting rid of the seeds rather overwealms the mild charms of the meat. But then again, I've never tried one fresh off the tree....