Cracking open a pomegranate can be intimidating, but removing the seeds is actually very easy. Food & Wine's guide shares simple deseeding methods from experts like Jacques Pepin, Jose Andres and Justin Chapple, plus delicious recipes and meal ideas. This tart superfruit goes well in everything from salads to sauces. And the whole vibrant, jewel-like seeds look great as a smoothie bowl topping, salad mix-in or cocktail garnish. Find out how you can work more of this anti-aging ingredient into your menu.

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Pomegranates have a bright, sweet-tart flavor that can be incorporated into all kinds of meals. We love putting the seeds in a salad with persimmons, purslane, and pepitas; the juice also pairs well with cherries and chile for a spicy glaze, perfect on black forest mousse cake. Not to mention, pomegranate also makes for tasty cocktails, smoothies, seafood dishes, vegetables, and more, so you can pretty much enjoy it any time of day. Read on for some of our favorite ways to use it.