Editor’s note: As Ellen Probert Williams continues her respite, we share one of her classic columns, first published on Nov. 14, 2012.
Pomegranates are one of the world’s most exotic fruits.
In some medieval paintings, Adam and Eve are portrayed with a pomegranate as the fatal “apple” in the Garden of Eden. The fruits are certainly ancient enough in their lineage.
One of the most ancient fruits, the pomegranate is mentioned in 14 books of the Bible and in many other ancient writings.