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Old 06-30-2016, 11:08 AM   #61
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I just logged on to my computer to look up Red's tamales. I remember them. My family used to go to the drive-in movie in the SF bay area. They always had ads for them during intermission. They sold them at the snack bar. I have found the canned ones a lot more recently. I was hoping that someone knew of another brand that was close. I love tamales!
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Old 09-22-2017, 05:33 PM   #62
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Reds Tamales Made at home

I grew up in Oakland and my Mom fixed these every Tuesday from frozen six-packs. You can closely approximate them today pretty easy. Buy ready to go masa at a Mexican grocery. Mix with tamale spices and beef broth to get a toothpaste consistency, spread inside wet soaked corn husks. Spread 2-3 tablespoons of Hormel Chili con carne with no beans on top of masa. Roll up and steam for 1-2 hours. That'll bring back memories, and explains why Red's were unique.
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Old 09-22-2017, 06:01 PM   #63
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Old 09-22-2017, 06:45 PM   #64
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Grew up having Red's on a weekly basis in Monterey, Ca...

A local old timer writes an occasional column in the local paper and he mentioned Red's in this column..

Phil Bowhay, Flashback: Touting tasty tamales

My family was friends with his family.. He is a few years older than me.. I'm 78...



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Old 09-22-2017, 06:50 PM   #65
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Wow, an eleven year old thread. No wonder I didn't recognize the names. LOL

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Old 09-22-2017, 06:55 PM   #66
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Wow, an eleven year old thread. No wonder I didn't recognize the names. LOL

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LOL...Uh huh...I got to page 3 before I realized that..

Its kinda fun to read some of the old threads tho..

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