How to deseed a Pom the Martha way - for Merlie

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    that's interesting - wonder if it bruises the kernels though - which wouldn't matter if you were cooking with them right away like they were?
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    I don't know...I haven't tried it but I did pick up two poms today at the store...I can let you know!
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    I'm gonna try that! That sounds like a great idea! I'll run to the store later and pick me up a Pom as I need lettuce anyway. My mouth started to water when I saw those tasty red seeds! Whoot :)
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    Awesome!! Besides, I often need something to smack the crap out of that won't get me arrested!!! :lol:
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    I'll have to try that. I just opened 3 last week using the bowl of water method and it's a total pain. I try to stock up on them this time of year and freeze them. I always cut up fruits and veggies at night, so I toss the frozen kernels in the mixture the night before and by morning, they are defrosted.
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    :o: I saw this and my mind Pom=Pomeranian. I was SO confused! But that's a good method! I keep meaning to pick up a pomegranate for my monsters.
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    :rofl: I've thought that before too, so you're not the only one, LOL! Cool video, I also tried the water method- was a pain to get opened, so I'll have to go get a pom or 2 at the grocery store soon and try this method of getting it opened. We can also take our anger/any anger we have out ON the POM- LOL!!!!
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    Martha quarters them then uses the backside of a large wooden spoon and gently whacks them on the skin side while holding over a bowl - supposedly the kernels just fall right out when you do that :eek:
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    Cool! I will try it today...just bought 4 'cause I found some nice big ones for a dollar each! Gonna seed 'em & freeze 'em. I freeze them in small ice cube trays for her Nibs.
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    I can't see how this would work? It seems the arils would be damaged? Maybe not though....interesting!
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    It appeared to work good on the video. I'm going to try this tonight :D
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    I'll tack Martha whacking seeds any day!!!:D I'll have to try it!
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    WOW I do it the hard way.Slice into it..and scoop the seeds.It looks like a small crime scene when I'm done.I did 6 last week like this.
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    this video looks like it doesnt harm the seeds either.Next pom gets this method to try.:)
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    I just got done deseeding a pomegranate just so I could try this method. It worked okay, but I think I'll stick to my usual method. Some arils came out and didn't seem to be damaged at all, but they didn't all come out. I still had to remove quite a few by hand. I had trouble just scoring the pom and not actually cutting it, but I always have the problem. Somebody else might have better luck with it.
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    I'm so using this method...So much easier and faster than what I was doing..:rolleyes:
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    Just bought some more today; they were huge, deep red and very heavy - all signs of a perfect pom:)
    But I am NOT trying that method, at $3. ea I would hate to massacre them!
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    Are people doing this to feed to their birds or to eat themselves? I ask as I just quarter our poms and feed with skin and all to our birds. They have a blast doing all the work themselves, so why do it for them?

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