Friday, December 21, 2012

Christmas Tamales

It is our tradition at Christmas to make Tamales and Posle'.  Posole' is a Mexican tradtional Christmas Soup, and oh so yummy.  Made with hominy, red chili , pork, and spices. Then it is topped with cilantro, lemon juice, green oions and small dollop of sour cream.

Tamale Fixin's

Making the home made red sauce

 Add Flour and cook till tosated

Add Puree chile

Simmer an put aside for later...

Cook Meat in a crock pot 12 hours then pour over the chili mixture and let cook some more.....

Soak the corn husk overnight

Make the Masa

Add Chili Powder and Lard to Masa

Wrap Tamale



For the full recipe, look for my book The Ugly Kitchen coming out next Winter.

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