In my family we aren't very Mexican unless it comes to food, and then we are proud and opinionated. I have talked with my friend, N, about it because her family was similar- not very Hispanic in her half and half family unless it can to certain elements. Her husband is also half and half, but his family seems to have the most Hispanic pride of all of us! :)
Well this holiday season we will show our roots by making tamales! The ultimate Hispanic celebratory food! I have made tamales with my family a handful of times and eaten them several more times with my dad's side of the family. I want to have the experience of making them from start to finish and I have two great friends to help me, so tomorrow we make tamales. We won't be here during Christmas time, when it is most traditional to eat them, so tomorrow it is. La dia de Los muertos! Hopefully by the end of the day we are muerte of satisfaction!
Cooking my pork
Soaking my corn husks