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Tamales

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Tamale Dough

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Corn
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Steaming Tamales Made with Fresh Corn

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Steaming Tamales with Fresh Corn

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Mama Alma's Tamales con Queso y Rajas Recipe

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Tamales and Holly's Peach Flambeau Cheesecake

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Santa Fe Cheesecake

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How to Make Chicken and Green Salsa Tamales

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Pork Tamales With Roasted Tomatillo-Chile Salsa

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Chiles, Mexican, Pork shoulder
Ingredients
  • 1 pound boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 4 dried New Mexico or California chiles, seeds and ribs removed
  • Hot water, for skillet
  • 1 chipotle chile (canned in adobo sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh pork lard or vegetable shortening
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 3/4 cups masa harina (Mexican corn flour)
  • 2 1/4 cups hot water
  • 3/4 cup fresh pork lard or vegetable shortening (about 7 ounces), chilled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 50 dried cornhusks
  • Roasted Tomatillo-Chile Salsa
  • Mexican crema or sour cream, for serving
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Soledad's Tamal Oaxaqueno de Mole con Pollo

Ingredients
  • 1 four- to five-pound chicken
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 10 whole black peppercorns
  • 15 large fresh or frozen banana leaves
  • 3 1/2 cups dry masa harina for tamales, mixed with 2 1/4 cups hot water, cooled to room temperature (or 2 pounds fresh masa)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening
  • 4 cups Soledad's Mole
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
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Tamales

Ingredients
  • 2 ounces pork lard
  • 6 medium garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • About 15 dried corn husks, soaked and shaken dry, plus more for steamer
  • 15 pieces fresh hoja santa leaves (about 3-by-2-inches)
  • Sea salt
  • 1 medium chile pasilla de Oaxaca
  • 1 pound fresh tortilla masa (about 2 cups)
  • Salsa de Chile Pasilla de Oaxaca
  • 6 dried avocado leaves
  • 2 tablespoons pork lard, plus more if needed
  • 1 small white onion, thickly sliced
  • 3 1/2 cups Frijoles de Olla Oaxaquenos Frijoles de Olla Oaxaquenos
  • Sea salt
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