Tamale Recipe Proves Hard to Keep Secret

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Each year for Christmas, contributing writer Marcos Villatoro makes tamales for his friends and family.

The tamales are based on an old family recipe that he'd really like to share. But if he did, he says, his mother would disown him.



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