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Tamales

Making tamales for Christmas is a tradition for many families. Growing up in Mexico, Bilha Alegria’s mother taught Bilha and her sisters to make tamales and the tradition has now been passed to children and grandchildren. Tamales are handmade and the process is labor intensive, so the whole family is often involved. Holiday memories are made each year as families catch up and share stories while sitting around the table preparing this favorite meal.

Tamales can be enjoyed anytime of year. In this video, Bilha shows us a few different ways to prepare the tamales for the steamer pot.

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Recipe card for tamales cooking segment with Bilha Alegria

Bilha and her husband Rudy Alegria are members of Brentwood United Methodist Church in Tennessee.

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This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN. Contact is Joe Iovino.
This video was first posted on November 29, 2022.

 

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