|8 lbs pork + garlic + onion + salt = boil for 1.5 hours|
Who do you think I called for that twenty-minute ride home? I realized at that moment how much of a blessing it is to have her a phone call away. It served as a reminder, too, of how much more I need to pay attention, so as not lose the connection to my family's Mexican traditions.
|Remojando las ojas en agua tibia.|
|Mmmm, yeah, chile guajillo ... my husband's eyes are watering in his office ... jijiji : p|
|Simmered chile guajillo + Onion + Garlic = Blender|
(Do not touch your face after handling these chiles.)
|Add strained chile sauce to shredded pork.|
|Add salt to-taste. : )|
Nice and spicy!
|A masar! No messing around here. This part makes me nervous.|
|These photos courtesy of my mi'jito. : D|
|Ready for the sauna. Steam for about 1.5 hours.|
No frijoles refritos, no arroz, nothing else -- just pork tamales (y mi Tecate : ).
Abrazos y besos a todas mis amigas y los cuantos amigos que me visitan.