Pomegranates and persimmons are only available in the fall. They both make delicious and beautiful additions to the Thanksgiving table. Literally. Try just piling the fruits in bowls for edible decorations.
When it comes to actually eating them, there are scads of options. First, consider sprinkling a few pomegranate seeds over a goat cheese-smeared toast as an easy app:
Or try this Pomegranate Relish:
When it comes to persimmons, they are not all created equal - learn about the different Varieties of Persimmons before shopping for them. A favorite fall salad of mine is a simple mix of Arugula and Persimmons. Lovely, refreshing, seasonal, and an easy addition to the Thanksgiving meal. But you know what's even better? This Persimmons Jicama Pomegranate beauty brings it all together:
Check out Everything Thanksgiving for more tasty, seasonal recipes for the big feast.