After analyzing countless varieties of tamales, I feel confident that I can design my own—and so can you.
Tamales are the perfect food for a trip. On the road or on a path, with access to a microwave or just an open fire, tamales are gems.
The Day(s) of the Dead traditions include visiting grave sites and building private altars to honor the deceased that include sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed.
If you want to try making your own tamales at home, here’s a step-by-step photo how-to for traditional New Mexican red chile pork tamales.
Listen up, little dogs. All of you spoiled little chihuahuas, toy poodles, and terriers have had it too good for too long. Sitting at the screen door, barking at everyone, day in, day out, it’s a poor choice for a life path. You’re so lucky you don’t have it like your ancestors did. Four hundred years ago, Mesoamerican people kept …