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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Where did tamales come from?

Pre-Columbian Indians from the Aztec, Mayan and Incan civilizations made the first tamales. The earliest record of the tamale dates back to 5,000 B.C. to 7,000 B.C. The women of these early civiliz... Read More »

Whats tamales?

Tamales: Mexican dish made of chopped meat and crushed peppers, highly seasoned, wrapped in cornhusks spread with masa, and steamed. The original pre-Hispanic tamales were made by placing some unc... Read More »

Aztecs and Tamales Please help!?

They did not have chicken or pigs since that is what the Spanish brought to the Americas.For meat, it would be turkey.There would be a type of sauce added to it.If not meat, they would use beans.

How to Make Hot Tamales?

For a treat or a snack nothing takes the place of the traditional Mexican favorite Hot Tamales. These delicious treats may seem incredibly difficult to make, but with a little bit of preparation, y... Read More »