General Discussion

Good LORD how long does a pomegranate stay good?


Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
General Discussion 1

Good LORD how long does a pomegranate stay good?

dmd_kc | Aug 15, 2009 04:07 PM

My garbage disposer was smelling a little funky, so I went to the fruit drawer in the fridge to find something to clean it out (great tip, by the way -- lime rinds work best, I've found).

I discovered a somewhat-withered looking pomegranate at the back, and remembered I'd bought it to make a gravy for the Thanksgiving turkey before a last-minute change of plans scuttled that.

Firm skin, should work well to clean the disposer. Grabbed a knife to chop it in half, and discovered that this nine-month-old (at least!) fruit was juicy and flavorful as I'd expect from one I bought today.

Now, I know this hideous almond-and-walnut fridge I inherited with the house has amazingly good produce drawers -- but this seems impossible to me.

How the heck long do these things normally last? This one looks like it'd be right up there with canned beans and Twinkies.

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound