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Tips and tricks for heavenly tamales

Take a moment and learn the tips, tricks and tradition of making tamales. Plus, lower labor tamale alternatives.

Tamales are complex in the most delicious way possible: Formed with corn masa, stuffed with savory (or sweet) fillings, wrapped in corn husks (or banana leaves) and steamed, creating a divine eating experience. “The best part of eating that amazing piece of heaven is right when you open it, like a present,” says Mitssy Anaya, chef with Morrison Healthcare at the Hospitals of Providence in El Paso, Texas, where tamales are on the fall/winter menu.

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