Daily Archives: December 14, 2017


History of Tamales

History of Tamales by Darlene Tenes   Tamales have been around for a very, very long time. The tamal is recorded as early as 5000 BC, and may date back to as early as 7000 BC. But, first to come were corn tortillas, made by soaking corn kernels in a […]


Ensalada de Nochebuena / Christmas Eve Salad

Our family eats this traditional refreshing salad with fresh fruits, peanuts & pomegranates every Christmas eve with homemade tamales, beans and rice Ensalada de Nochebuena Recipe by Darlene Tenes of CasaQ 1 small head of Iceberg or Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced 1 med-sized pineapple, sliced or 1 (20 oz.) can sliced […]