Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
GuyR, Ahornet55, Hunter307, Desmo, tripntx
60489 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 77580
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43790
BOBO the Clown 41127
BMD 40539
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 33685
bill oxner 32699
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30580
facebook
Forum Stats
60489 Members
45 Forums
476372 Topics
6249231 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#5532537 - 01/10/15 11:20 AM Tamales
wacorusty Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 7828
Loc: Six Shooter Junction
Any tips? Thinking about having a few cold ones at Georges then stopping in the Mercardo for some tamale ingredients.
_________________________
"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall." Cicero

Top
#5532659 - 01/10/15 12:19 PM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
bill oxner Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 32699
Loc: Richmond
My tip is to buy them already made. I have a dozen in my frig minus two I ate last night.
_________________________
Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill




Top
#5533110 - 01/10/15 04:39 PM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
wacorusty Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 7828
Loc: Six Shooter Junction
I just spent $40 on enough ingredients to make 10 dozen. I've had at least that many people tell me it's a of work. Guess I'm just curious. 8lb butt is about to go on the green egg.
_________________________
"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall." Cicero

Top
#5533785 - 01/10/15 09:05 PM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
NewGulf Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 14172
Loc: New Gulf, Texas
if your like me and you like the tamale to slide off the shuck just use a little extra lard

Top
#5534169 - 01/11/15 06:03 AM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
Cast Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/14/08
Posts: 14901
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
You're supposed to use a hog head gringo.
_________________________
Cast



I have a short attention spa

Top
#5534275 - 01/11/15 08:19 AM Re: Tamales [Re: Cast]
bigbob_ftw Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/26/08
Posts: 14003
Loc: White Settlement, TX.
Originally Posted By: Cast
You're supposed to use a hog head gringo.


Goat head guero.
_________________________


Top
#5534298 - 01/11/15 08:37 AM Re: Tamales [Re: bigbob_ftw]
Classic Rocks Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 1850
Originally Posted By: bigbob_ftw
Originally Posted By: Cast
You're supposed to use a hog head gringo.


Goat head guero.


Nice!

Top
#5534549 - 01/11/15 11:04 AM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
wacorusty Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 7828
Loc: Six Shooter Junction
Wife wasn't down with hog head. At least I didn't go chicken or turkey! I'm using my dried pepper blend. That means there will be fewer people eating them


grin
_________________________
"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall." Cicero

Top
#5534572 - 01/11/15 11:11 AM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
Cast Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/14/08
Posts: 14901
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I love me some tamales.
_________________________
Cast



I have a short attention spa

Top
#5534629 - 01/11/15 11:29 AM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
wacorusty Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 7828
Loc: Six Shooter Junction
My first time doing without a room full of mexican women telling me what to do. Don't think my ratios are perfect, probably have some stuff leftover and not enough other.
_________________________
"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall." Cicero

Top
#5534674 - 01/11/15 11:47 AM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
Cast Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/14/08
Posts: 14901
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Sounds like you're in good hands.
_________________________
Cast



I have a short attention spa

Top
#5534701 - 01/11/15 11:59 AM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
coolie Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/19/06
Posts: 17405
Loc: Ennis, TX
Originally Posted By: wacorusty
I just spent $40 on enough ingredients to make 10 dozen. I've had at least that many people tell me it's a of work. Guess I'm just curious. 8lb butt is about to go on the green egg.


Don't put it in the egg. Boil the meat. Save the water to use for the masa. It makes all the difference. Buy pork carnitas instead. PM me if you really want to know. Do it your own way if you like the trial and error method. It's all about the masa.

Top
#5534741 - 01/11/15 12:12 PM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
wacorusty Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 7828
Loc: Six Shooter Junction
I smoked the pork on the egg for 2 hrs instead of braising it. I simmered it in a pot for 4 more and used the stock in the masa.
_________________________
"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall." Cicero

Top
#5535229 - 01/11/15 02:12 PM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
wacorusty Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 7828
Loc: Six Shooter Junction
Slave labor

_________________________
"The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall." Cicero

Top
#5536563 - 01/11/15 09:16 PM Re: Tamales [Re: wacorusty]
Wild Hog Offline


Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 212
Loc: Victoria,Tx.
My brother-in-law made some using a deer neck. They turned out very good.
_________________________
Give me a diablo sandwich, a Dr. Pepper, and make it quick, I'm in a gosh-darn hurry.
http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy34/mossberg243/let-me-have-a-diablo-sandwich_clink_small.jpg
See Rule 17: Signature images may not be larger than 600 pixels wide by 125 pixels tall.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide