Priscilla's Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad
Hot chile peppers, such as jalapeños, contain oils that may burn your skin and eyes. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands touch chile peppers, wash well with soap and water.
**Fuyu Persimmons? Fuyu persimmons are a variety of persimmons that has a tomato shape and should be eaten while firm. This firmer texture makes them ideal for slicing and using in salads. Look for Fuyu persimmons that have shiny skins and bright green caps. avoid those that are soft or bruised. Find them in large supermarkets and Asian food markets October through December.
***To Toast Pine Nuts:
Heat a skillet over medium heat; add pine nuts. Cook 3 minutes or until toasted, shaking pan frequently. Cool on paper towels. Makes 8 (1/4-cup) servings.