smoked pork tamales

Discussion in 'Pork' started by chefrob, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    seen my nana, tias, and mom make 'em but i never have......and i know why, kind of a pain but well worth it!
    here are the achiote pork CSRs i did yesterday.....

    nothing like the sight, sound, and smell of chillis roasting......

    everything ready to put together.......

    in the pot for about and hour............

    i ended up making 1 doz pork and one doz chicken........should be good.
  2. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Those look great - I will PM my address for my shipment LOL
    I love Tamales - I just heard today that there is going to be a Tamale Convention in Indio CA in December
  3. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    if it is the one that i am thinking of, it is crazy! if you go you need to get there early or they run out.........

    i am not big on tamales cuz i don't care for chille colorado.....i do like green and the slightly sweet corn ones. i was always more of a menudo fan at the holidays.
  4. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    There are some guys at some of the swap meets and farmers markets that get pretty exotic with them - I am still trying to figure out the dessert one I had a couple of months ago - it tasted like it had a mixture of molasis and chocolate - man it was tasty

    I found the link to the festival and it sounds crazy - 70 vendors - 125K guests over 2 days
  5. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Those sure do look good...[​IMG]

    Tamales sounded so good I just called the wife to have her pick up some on her way home...

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