A jewel among winter fruits, the pomegranate's distinct citrus flavor and bright red color makes these salsas, sauces, and jams absolutely shine.
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A classic gin sling is dressed for festive parties when made with seasonal pomegranate juice and decorated with crimson pomegranate fruit. Both simple syrup and agave syrup are widely available at liquor stores. To make your own simple syrup, boil 2 parts sugar to 1 part water, stirring just until sugar dissolves; reduce until thickened. Cool before using.