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Tamales recipe

  1. 1. Tamales Recipe<br />By: Maria Moreno<br />Professor Arguello<br />History 33<br />
  2. 2. What it Is?<br />Tamales are basically a typical Mexican food made during the holidays especially during Christmas. <br />Tamales can be made in very different flavors or with different types of food<br />They can be great with pork meat, with chicken meat, or even sweet tamales. <br />
  3. 3. First Steps <br />First a person needs to have all the ingredients such as:<br />-a large capacity steamer, measuring cup, tongs, measuring spoons, draining spoon, and a spreader.<br />-Pork roast (6 to 8 lbs.) Be smart, find it on sale!<br />Corn Oil<br />Large fryer size chicken (about 5 lbs.)<br />Salt<br />Black pepper<br />Garlic Powder (buy large size)<br />Ground Comino (cumin) (large size)<br />Cumin Seeds <br />Gebhardt’sChili Powder<br />Paprika<br />4 lb bag Corn Masa (We like MaSeCa)<br />Real Corn Shucks <br />
  4. 4. Preparation<br />Cook the meat.<br />Shredded in small pieces.<br />Cook all the ingredients together as the chili preparation.<br />Combine all the flour ingredients together and mix it. <br />Get a leave and fill out with flour and meat. <br />When everything is all done put all the tamales in a big casserole and cook it in low flames for about 1hr. <br />Check to see in the tamales are good every 15 minutes. <br />
  5. 5. Best time to eat tamales<br />The best time to eat tamales is with the family.<br />Christmas Eve is the best occasion to eat tamales. <br />People can eat tamales and gather along and enjoy!<br />

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