POM wonderful contest announcement

Remember when we were talking about pomegranates a while back? Well I’ve enjoyed many more since then, and I hope you have too.

By chance, have you been playing around with pomegranate recipes?

If so, you’re in luck.

I’ve received word that POM Wonderful, the, ahem, wonderful pomegranate company out of California, is sponsoring a contest:

Attention Recipe Gurus & Pomegranate Lovers:

POM Wonderful Invites You To Share Your Pomegranate Recipes

Who is POM Wonderful?

POM Wonderful is the largest producer of California Wonderful pomegranates, which the company exclusively grows and sells. The company also juices its fresh pomegranates to make its delicious, all-natural, POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice.  POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice and POM Tea are available year-round at retail and are found in the refrigerated section of supermarkets and grocery stores nationwide.

What are we asking?

We are inviting bloggers everywhere to submit their favorite original pomegranate recipes for a chance to be a featured blogger for POM Wonderful and enjoy the $5000 prize. To enter, visit www.pomfresh.com/recipe

What’s the Catch?

The recipe must be an original and include fresh pomegranates. The winner will submit twelve (12) monthly blog submissions as the POM Wonderful featured blogger.

What’s in it for you?

  • $5,000 prize-enough said
  • Exposure on the POM Wonderful blog

Who is Eligible to Participate?

This opportunity is open to everyone.

Please feel free to pass this invite along to your friends, family and any fellow pomegranate lovers who may be interested. Rules and guidelines will also be available here http://www.pomfresh.com/rules/

When do we get started?

The POM Wonderful Recipe Contest begins at 12:01 AM Pacific Time on October 22, 2008 and ends at 11:59 PM Pacific Time on November 30, 2008.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

My-lan Beauford at mylanb@fanscape.com

Best of luck pomegranate lovers!

15 Beans of Wisdom to “POM wonderful contest announcement”
  1. Gil

    Good luck!

    Well I won’t be submitting recipes, but yes, good luck to those who will be 🙂

  2. I’ve got nothing. ha

    The only POM recipe I know is a drink with vodka, orange juice and ginger ale.

    That would be a winner with me!

  3. 11.10.2008

    The catch is also that it is for US residents only!

    Charlotte’s last blog post..Which Book Shall I Take to New York?

    Bummer 🙁 I’d still love to see pomegranate recipes if that inspires anyone outside of the US…and I promise to post my favorites 😉

  4. 11.10.2008

    I love pomegranate juice- but have had trouble with the actual fruit. I always wonder if you are supposed to eat the seeds- the one I had tried the seeds were too hard and I had to just use it for juice. Is that normal?

    And, based on a earlier experience, I don’t think I’ll be signing up for a recipe contest any time soon 🙂

    My Mélange’s last blog post..Travel Photo Friday : Greece is the Word

    I eat the seeds, but I don’t really bite them, just kind of swallow them after sucking of the good stuff 😉

    And I fully respect your contest decision 😉

  5. 11.10.2008

    No recipes from me. But some pomegranate insight. It is a fruit that is eaten on Rosh Hashanah, where each little seed/juice packet is as a commandment. Not many fruits have that level of importance.

    That *is* important! Thanks for sharing Laura 🙂

  6. Eleonora

    Your blog is super. So are your photographies. They make me hungry. I have spent a nice moment when seeing them. Thanks a lot.

    Thanks so much for stopping by Eleonora 🙂

  7. 11.11.2008

    That’s interesting! Wish I knew something about cooking lol

    Britt’s last blog post..life…sigh…

    Hah, well you can still enjoy pomegranates, right? Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  8. helena

    I’ve got a winner of a salad recipe using pomegranates….I’ll sign up


  9. helena

    Well, the contest is only open to US residents, so that counts me out! I visited the site and I loved some of their recipes.

    Well…I wouldn’t mind the recipe anyway 😉

  10. 11.12.2008

    I had my very first pomegranate this week. It was SO good. I’m hooked. Since I can’t participate, I’ll have to go and look at recipes just for my own fun 🙂

    Erin’s last blog post..Mad Libs…your version

    If you find any great ones, Erin, do share here!

  11. helena

    The recipe is destined for my next book, about my years in Greece, if my illustrations get up to scratch. I’m dithering with the design and it’s taking my focus away from the writing.

    Ooh, I’ll be waiting impatiently 🙂

  12. helena

    Thank you. Not half as impatiently as me! Procrastination is a powerful deterrent…

    Unfortunately I know this animal quite well….

  13. helena

    I posted a query, asking if you would know why I’m slowly killing my African violet, but I can’t remember where it is. If you replied, can you tell me again? Many thanks.

    Sure, my response is here 🙂

  14. 11.18.2008

    Good luck – I doubt I’ll get something in on time. 😉

    jen of a2eatwrite’s last blog post..Wow! And thank yous…

    I can’t play since I’m not a US resident, but I know there’s also more fun with this contest over at Jenn’s The Foodie Blogroll 🙂

  15. marti

    I LOVE POMEGRANATES! I just cut the little beauty open on a plate (so as not to lose any juice, which I lick up later) and ravage those little red jewels like there’s no tomorrow…I can eat a whole one myself in about ten minutes, and have been doing so for a long time… even way before I knew how good the sweet beautiful red juice is for you…of course you can eat the seeds! (unless you’re allergic!) What else WOULD you eat??? I was actually looking for a nice Xmas fruit salad, on which I could sprinkle the lovely little pom poms as I call them, for their festive color—I think I’ll make up and ambrosia of sorts, being sure to include kiwi garnish for the required green…I won’t be entering the contest…just wanted to put my two cents in…by the way, anything from red to purple in the food groups has the most anti-oxidents and/or life-enhancing nutrition—it’s inherent in the chemical make-up of the color! (or light waves or something!) Think red cabbage, red apples and potatoes (skins on!), raspberries, blueberries, etc. etc. Happy Holidays, Good Health, and Peace and Poms!!!

    Thanks so much for adding your excitement Marti! They truly are wonderful at all times, but a Christmas salad sounds especially yummy 🙂

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