Re: [gardeners] Saturday

Allen and Judy Merten (
Mon, 16 Nov 1998 15:02:39 -0600

Hi George,
 Cajun Tamales? Nah, I think that I would pass that place up. That would be like
going to a Mexican resturant and ordering ettoufe(sp), which I dearly love.
    Coincidentaly my sons friends made 101 dozen tamales. We got 10 dozen

George Shirley wrote:

> wrote:
> >
> > Allen wrote:
> >
> > I also sent him a half gallon
> > of salsa that we made. He sent us some homemade tamales. Whoo, to die for!!
> > I got me a connection here!
> >
> > Allen - I am pea green. *NOTHING* is better than a REAL homemade tamale.
> > *NOTHING*. In some ways I think they are the edible I miss most not living
> > in Texas. Considering how dearly I love Ken Hall's brisket and ribs
> > (Fredericksburg), this is saying a lot.
> >
> > Catharine
> I'm envious of them tamales too, knowing how hard they are to make. It's
> getting on to Christmas time and that's when my Hispanic friends get
> together and make them. Always look forward to that as we go and help
> and can generally score a few dozen to take home. It's a real hoot to
> see everyone, young, old, male, female, pitching in to make about 100
> dozen tamales for the extended family and friends, also lots of fun if
> you participate. You got it made Allen. There's a couple of places here
> that make and sell tamales but it ain't the same, there's Cajuns making
> them. One of them is even called the Cajun Tamale Shop!
> George