It’s a Texas tradition, y’all!
Holiday tamales grace the countertops and tables of traditional Texans at potlucks, company dinners, glittering soirees, and Christmas Eve feasts alike during this season. Learn how to make your own and bring this tamalada tradition to your own family and friends.
Over the last decade plus a few, I've produced holiday tamales for hundreds of Central Texans, both solo, and with the help of many friends, and have shipped to returning customers from outlying states, as well. I'll bring stories, recipes, techniques and tips to the table in this intimate hands-on class where you will learn to make tamales from the husk up, and bring home a dozen of your own to share-- or not, heck I won’t tell.
Your tamalada tradition recipe packet will include recipes for each filling below, as well as for traditional and vegetarian masa, a list of resources, and tips for pulling together a holiday tamale feast.
Grab a spot quickly in one of four December classes-- space is limited and, well, TAMALES.
Find complete class listings at Kitchen Underground, or click on the links below to go straight to that class's ticket page.
Wednesday, December 7 | Green Chile Chicken
Thursday, December 8 | Red Chile Pork
Wednesday, December 14 | Smoked Brisket
Thursday, December 15 | Black Bean & Cheese
NOTE: Does this mean I'm selling tamales this year, again, finally? Why YES, it DOES. A small batch (NOT the hundreds of dozens my friends and I handled one year) of tamales will be sold and available for delivery, pickup, or shipping on December 16-18. To inquire or place an order, shoot me an email, and I'll get back to you regarding pricing and availability.
Tamales not your thing? I'm offering the last beginning bread baking classes of the year on Tuesday, December 6, and Tuesday December 20. Space is limited so grab your seat fast! Learn class details by following the links, or referring to this Kitchen Underground class listing roster.
And should you find yourself at Austin-area farmers markets in December, stop by for a tasty fresh bite and a visit at chef demos for Texas Farmers Market Lakeline on December 10, and Texas Farmers Market Mueller on December 11. I'd love to see you there!