the recipe was great as far as taste goes. i never made tamales before, so i didnt know about measurements, as in, 1 bag of corn husks at 8oz is plenty, because you only get about 40 tamales out of the meat and dough. and i basically wasted 2 bags of corn husks at $5.00 each, because there wasnt enough to fill them with. well, after doing 40 i had enough...its better when you got someone helping you, as in you roll and they tie them. i also used crisco instead of lard, and it wasnt so bad with the prepping as i just let the meat simmer on my wood stove for 3 hrs and went about other business, and later steamed the tamales on there too. saving energy :) im going to have to buy another steamer pot, so i can steam all 40 at once. my steamer only holds 20 of them.
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the recipe was great as far as taste goes. i never made tamales before, so i didnt know about...