Activities for "Too Many Tamales"?

Answer "Too Many Tamales" (Puffin, 1996), by Gary Soto, is the story of a young Mexican-American girl, Maria, who mistakenly thinks she has dropped her mother's wedding ring in the dough used to make thei... Read More »

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How to Steam Tamales?

Tamales are a traditional Mexican delicacy made with masa, a corn-based dough with a meat or cheese filling. Tamales are wrapped in corn husks and cooked until the outer layer of masa dough becomes... Read More »

Chicken tamales...?

Well, my recipe is authentic, but it ain't quick.I make it with turkey (wild turkey, actually...). Boil the chicken, shred, and marinate for a couple of days in chili sauce. Not picante sauce, not ... Read More »

How to Assemble Tamales?

A tamale is a Mexican dish of a masa (ground corn) dough and a sweet or savory filling wrapped in a corn husk and then steamed. It is traditional for Mexican women to get together in groups to make... Read More »

Can you grill tamales?

Tamales can be grilled (in the husk) after they have been steamed. On a preheated gas grill, grill covered tamales for two to three minutes on each side. Grill tamales on a charcoal grill until gri... Read More »