Monday, December 26, 2011

Hot Tamales

For two years in a row, I have been wanting to go to my friend Mara's house to make tamales and every single year something has come up. The first year I had just lost Cole and I didn't think I'd be up to it. Last year I was pregnant with twins (and no one knew yet) and I was sooo sick. I didn't think I'd be able to make tamales or be near anyone without getting sick - so I had to cancel at the last minute. This year I was finally able to do it!!!

I am going to apologize in advance because my iPhone camera had the flash stuck on and I didn't realize (the night before I had set it to stay on flash). Oops. But I want to post the photos because they're still memories!!

Diana and Sophia!
 Connie, Mara, Melissa
 Sophia's Tamales!
Mara and Me Packaging up my Tamales!
We ate the tamales for Christmas Eve (this is our third year hosting Christmas Eve Dinner) and Tim's Birthday! They were a big hit!!! I made two dozen this year, but I think I'm going to try three or four dozen next year so I can keep some frozen for a tamale dinner later in the year!

I have lots of photos from Christmas Eve and Christmas that I'll be sharing soon!!

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