We just laid out a big 12 pack of tamales. They’d been in the freezer since July and we’d been waiting for just the right moment to put them in the pressure cooker. Steaming raw tamales in the traditional fashion is fine but once you start doing them in the pressure cooker you’ll never go back. Continue Reading
I just finished watching a five minute short film on Scott’s Hot Tamales in Greenville, Mississippi. It’s a beautiful thing. Owner Elizabeth Scott (now departed) is a charmer and gracefully breaks down how she and her husband Aaron began selling tamales in the Deep South back in 1950.
Their stand is still up and running and being operated by their descendants. Continue Reading