Inside our prepared tamales. Three Day Tamale Challenge
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Easy Chipotle Pepper Tamale Sauce

Easy Chipotle Pepper Tamale Sauce This recipe for chipotle peppers in adobo sauce from a can is easy to make and produces a smoky and spicy sauce in just under 3 hours. Pair with your favorite Mexican dishes. Use as a sauce for tamales, enchiladas, tacos, and more! Get a free Recipe Binder Cover to… Continue reading Easy Chipotle Pepper Tamale Sauce

Our Finished Tamales, The Three Day Tamale Challenge
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Perfectly Folded Tamales in Five Easy Steps

Perfectly Folded Tamales in 5 Easy Steps Step Three in our Three Day Tamale Challenge It's day three in our Three Day Tamale Challenge! Are you excited? I am! Today we get to put all your hard work together and create a delicious meal for your family and friends. I promise once you taste your… Continue reading Perfectly Folded Tamales in Five Easy Steps

No-Fail Masa Dough in less than 15 minutes
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No-Fail Masa Dough in Less Than 15 Minuets

Lets Make Tamales! Step #2 No-Fail Masa Dough Welcome to the second step and day number 2 in making your own delicious tamales in our Three Day Tamale Challenge. I always thought it was super hard to make these awesome eats, but that simply isn't true. YES! It does take some time, three days for… Continue reading No-Fail Masa Dough in Less Than 15 Minuets

No-Fail Masa Dough in less than 15 minutes
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The Three Day Tamale Challenge

The Three Day Tamale Challenge Ahhhh tamales! Delightful, fluffy clouds of flavor. I will always crave tamales during the holidays since living in South Texas. In Texas, tamales are a holiday must. Equivalent to pumpkin pie or even stuffing. They never fail to put you in the holiday spirit! If you are reading this then… Continue reading The Three Day Tamale Challenge

Authentic North Indian Dum Aloo Curry Recipe
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Authentic North Indian Dum Aloo Curry Recipe

We are still on an Indian food kick here at Lakeside Candles and Crafts, and I've found another awesome recipe for you to try! Dum Aloo Curry! This authentic North Indian recipe is considered a specialty dish. It is a potato based recipe where baby potatoes are fried and cooked slowly in a spicy curry… Continue reading Authentic North Indian Dum Aloo Curry Recipe

The Secret to Making Perfect Cold Coffee
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The Secret to Making Perfect Cold Coffee

I don't know about you, but I am a complete grouch in the morning unless I've had my cup of coffee. Just the smell of it brewing is enough to chase the "grouchiness" away. I love cold coffee, and I actually prefer it over a hot "Cup o' Joe", but I don't like the price… Continue reading The Secret to Making Perfect Cold Coffee

Spicy Mexican Chickpea and Rice Casserole
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Spicy Mexican Chickpea and Rice Casserole

Having lived in South Texas most my life, Mexican food is a must. (At least once a week!)  I was craving something spicy and Mexican food-like, so I raided my pantry and found some chickpeas. I love chickpeas because they are high in protein and so versatile in food preparation. So I modified my version… Continue reading Spicy Mexican Chickpea and Rice Casserole

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The Perfect Miso Chicken Ramen in 5 Easy Steps

Having a husband that goes thru cancer treatments away from home each month means a lot of fast food and restaurant trips. Expensive!!! Those meals add up quick. A trip to any local fast food joint for two meals is on average around twenty dollars, not to mention that it isn't very healthy. There had… Continue reading The Perfect Miso Chicken Ramen in 5 Easy Steps