+++Preparing fresh pomegranate juice.+++
Cut (4 - 6) pomegranates in half and juice them. Pour mixture through cheese cloth or sieve and set aside. In a large saucepan combined pomegranate juice, lemon juice, and pectin, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Bring to a boil over high heat, Add sugar all at one time, stirring until sugar is dissolved completely. Bring to a full boil and boil hard for (1) minute. Skim off foam with a metal spoon, if necessary. Ladle into very hot, sterilized jars leaving 1/4" head space. Sprinkle arils over top of each jar. Wipe rims and threads with a clean damp cloth. Tighten rings and lids. Place on a towel and let stand over night to cool.
Check seals and store in a cool dry place. Shelf life is one year and, refrigerator life is six months.