Tamales y Mas Tamales

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Tamales can be filled with almost anything from meat or poultry to fruits and nuts. To create variations on this traditional recipe, simply replace the pork with the ingredients of choice. Tamales are traditionally served covered with red or green chile sauce–but use both for red and green “Christmas” tamales.

The Day of the Dead, with a Menu and Recipes

Dave DeWitt Cooking with Chiles at the Holidays Leave a Comment

by Dave DeWitt, Gwyneth Doland, and Patrick Holian This uniquely Mexican and Central American holiday features celebrations of family and friends to honor relatives and close friends who have died.  The holiday occurs on November 1st and 2nd and is closely connected to the Catholic celebration All Saints’ Day (November 1) and All Souls’ Day (November 2).  The Day(s) of …

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Red and Green for the Holidays

Fiery Foods Manager Cooking with Chiles at the Holidays Leave a Comment

by Nancy Gerlach, FieryFoodsCentral.com Food Editor Emeritus Recipes: Mole Poblano de la Noche Buena Tamales y Mas Tamales Southwestern Roasted Turkey with Green Chile Piñon Dressing Posole Winter Squash and Apple Chowder with Red Chile–Dusted Croutons Mistletoe and holly are endangered species around here–everywhere we look in the Southwest, the traditional red and green decorations of the holiday season are …