Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Making Tamales

Eating tamales has long been a Christmas tradition in our family. Since we've spent so many Christmases in Mexico/Texas, we never learned to make them because people always gave them to us or we would buy some from little ladies selling them door to door. However, ever since I left home, tamales at Christmastime have been almost as scarce as hen's teeth. This year, though, Mom brought the stuff we needed & a recipe & we decided to try to make our own. Boy, were they good!! We've been feasting on them for the past few days & I know that I'm definitely going to try my hand at them again next year!





5 comments:

Charity said...

Those look yummy! :)

sankey family said...

Yum - we had some of these just the other day made by our pastor's wife, Sylvia. Our extended family got to enjoy them too!

Lori said...

Wow, these look so good, every Christmas I crave tamales so badly, would you mind sharing your recipe sometime? :)

REJunod said...

I helped our neighbor lady make some last year, but never have tried it on my own yet. Our next door neighbors brought some over for us so we still had some!! They really are good, but each person makes them different, so depending on who makes them, they have a different taste, but all I've had has been really good!!

Esther
P.S. I plan on trying it when I'm home this summer to give my family a taste of "real" tamales.

Jeffrey V. said...

I remember being drafted against my will, to spread the stuff on the leaves. Good times...