Christmas wouldn't be Christmas aound the Border Southwest without a huge tamale pot of hot and steaming freshly made tamales. With the endless possibilities of filling recipes and the ease of making these delicious and tasty morsels, who wouldn't want to spend an afternoon cooking up a dozen..or two..or three? The aromas that will fill your home are gratifying enough, but when you offer these delicious treats to family and friends, well, you'll be King or Queen of the holiday kitchen.
Go to these links to grab the easy tutorials in making the best tamales you've ever had.
Part One: This one talks about the husk and chile sauce preparation.
Part Two: This one discusses three different filling preparations.
Part Three: This one discusses masa preparation, assembling, and final cooking instructions.
I hope you take the plunge and try making your own delicious TAMALES this Christmas.