Shucking Pomegranates in the 21st Century

Pomegranate juice is so damn good that it's like drinking the blood of a virgin. I suppose that's why it costs a whopping $3.99 per bottle.

The other day I saw huge-ass pomegranates in the fruit section at Ralph's, and I was inspired to make my own juice.

And here is what I learned:

Do you know how motherfucking long it takes to shuck a pomegranate?! I swear, I spent a half hour peeling, loosening, and juicing one pomegranate, which yielded about 3/4 of a cup of liquid.

$3.99: such a small price to pay.

—Reporting From Glendale, California

3 comments:

  1. It also stains like crazy. Imagine virgin blood on your hands that won't wash off.

    Good to see your site up and running again. I'm coming to see Jukebox Stories soon.

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  2. Loren goes crazy anytime I shuck pomegranates, for fear that I will stain kitchen appliances.

    You really have to eat pomegranates naked to keep your clothes clean.

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  3. Its easier to schuck the pomegranete in a bowl full of water & under the water so seeds don't fly everywhere..then it won't be so freaking long..lol..

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