Toast the new year with nonalcoholic drinks that celebrate the pomegranate - one for grown-ups and one for the kids!

In the bottom of a large pitcher combine 1/3 c. sugar with:
1 sliced pear, apple, 4 tangerines, 1c. pomegranate seeds, cinnamon stick, 1 bottle red wine, 1c. fresh orange juice, 2-3 c. pomegranate juice
Stir and refrigerate overnite.
To serve, pour and top each ice-filled glass with a finger of ginger ale.

Pom Sparklers

Combine 2c. pomegranate juice, 2 liters ginger ale and lime slices.
Serve over ice in wine glasses.


Recipe courtesy of Bridget Levin, Tastemaker in Residence