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Grandma V and her tamales

Grandma V and her tamales
Although she never quite got the knack of making tamales, author Sylvia Villarreal Bisnar has fond memories of her mother making them.

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December 4, 2013
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By Sylvia Villarreal Bisnar

In Texas, many families gather for a tamalada -- a tamale-making gathering -- to prepare the traditional Christmas Eve fare. Each family has its own recipe and everyone has their own task in the process. What remains through the years are the memories made and traditions handed down. . . .

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