Masa Harina

Making Tamales

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Tamale Ingredients: PORK BUTT 2 ½ lbs. Boneless pork butt 1 Tbsp. Garlic powder 1 Tsp. Salt 1 Tsp. Black pepper MASA 10 lbs. Masa (cornmeal flour) 4 cups Lard 2 cups Water (stock saved from boiling the pork) 3 Tbsp. Baking powder 2 oz. Chile Ancho to color masa TAMALE ASSEMBLY 6 dozen dried […]


How a Mexican Delicacy Became a Mississippi Staple

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Consider the tamale—a humble, yet tasty Mexican dish of steamed corn husk filled with meat, veggies, cheese and other delectable ingredients. You might know tamales from your favorite lunch spot or go-to food truck. But little did you know that this Mesoamerican staple long ago made its way to the great state of Mississippi. Say […]