2012 story: NPR: Christmas A Busy Season For Tamale-Makers
Updated On: Mar 25 2014 07:54:39 PM CDT
For Christmas, Central and Mexican-American families don't crave a holiday turkey; they want a plate of steaming hot tamales.
"It is about sustenance, but not just in the nutritional sense. It's also in a community sense. It's also in a spiritual sense," he says. "It's the ultimate Christmas gift."
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