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Caramelized Sugar Candy

My family likes to eat this sugar candy in the evening with a freshly brewed cup of Persian tea.  Simple ingredients, easy to make, just the right amount of sweetness. A must-try dessert!

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Persian Baklava

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Baklava is a buttery, flaky and sweet Persian dessert. Use chopped pistachios for a traditional dessert. Chopped walnuts add a warmer and more holiday-style taste. Delicious treat!

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Pomegranate (anar)

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Anar season is the best time of year. Typically starting in September, with the top harvest in mid-October, pomegranate season is when you can get delicious, sweet and tart pomegranates at your local grocery market. Trader Joe’s carries them as well, but they tend to be smaller and less juicy.  I’ve seen the best quality pomegranates at Persian markets and even at Costco.

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