It means different things to different people. My people are of French-Canadian stock and think of Tortierre and Maple butter on fresh homemade bread. For my partner, whose family is from Nicauragua, it's Nacatamales.
Not many people have tried sweet tamales. However, growing up, my grandma always made sweet tamales for us kids. I loved those sweet raisin-filled tamales as a kid and as a mom I wanted to share this childhood treat with my own children. Unfortunately my kids aren’t fond of raisins, so off to the test kitchen I went.
Today ends the third week of hubby being in Oregon. Only two to go and I realized the list I compiled for myself at the beginning of his trip, the list of things I wanted to do while he was gone, is still completely intact. In fact, I think it's gotten longer....more