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Matters of Masa

How Much Difference Does Masa Make? Smooth flavorful masa is the foundational component of tamales. It may even be the most important ingredient t...

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How To Reset Your Health and Budget Goals

January is here, the first month of a new year is a great place to reset your health and budget goals. Whew! Goodbye 2022, What a year! A beautifu...

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Wrapping up 2022 With Appreciation

  Here at Texas Lone Star Tamales we are ever grateful for the good harvest our small business brings in. As we wrap up 2022, we gladly recognize...

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How To Get Your Tamales In Time For Christmas

Check Your List  In this busy season, our online Christmas list needs to be wrapped up soon but it’s not too late to order tamales for Christmas! T...

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How to Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

It’s Officially Christmas Time: Thank God for Thanksgiving leftovers. With just 29 days til Christmas and so much to do, things will kick into high...

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Traditions According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, tradition is the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word of mouth or by examp...

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Honoring Our Nations Veterans

Veterans Day November 11 is our national day of honoring American veterans of all wars. As we gear up for Thanksgiving this November, let's stop an...

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Authentic Sweet Tamales

Fall is a good time for Sweet Tamales. They are filled with just about any edible mixture of sweet ingredients. However, cinnamon spice, brown suga...

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Authentic Mexican Tamale

TAMALES! TAMALITOS! They come from all over Latin America and are unique and authentic in style and form. They are made from masa, dough made from...

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What's For Dinner Tonight?

  One of the greatest obstacles to face in the kitchen is what to make for dinner. Some people are very organized and they plan for the week. That...

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Happy Customer Goals

  We want happy customers. Sometimes a customer enjoys your product, but then, they'll need encouragement and nurturing. You see, happy customers ...

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Christmas in July Grand Finale

Black friday in July This past week I was shopping and saw “Black Friday in July” sales, Wow! It felt like Christmas shopping without the crowd co...

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How To Make Tasty Salsa Casera

The Salsa Experience     Salsa is such a vital part of the Mexican food experience, it completes “the experience.” There are so many variations of ...

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Tamale Conversations With My Dad

When I think of summer, I think of all the cool, fun and relaxing things to do. Depending on where you are it can be swimming at the lake or going ...

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Happy Fathers Day!

To all fathers everywhere, coming from the perspective of a daughter, it is a worthy calling, and as for me, I am grateful for my apa, he was one ...

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Buying Texas Tamales Online? Here Are Very Helpful Facts You Should Know: a blog about buying tamales online.

If you're looking for good Texas tamales, look no further than the internet. Buying tamales online is the best thing that can happen to you if you...

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Easy to make kid friendly meal

With summertime in full season, it’s pretty hot, in some places it’s blazing hot! After a busy day at work or a long hot day of chasing kids at pl...

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Summer Cabbage Salad Recipe

Summer Time Servings It’s summer time in America and throughout the four corners of our country we gear up one way or another for play, rest and fa...

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Inchcape with Tamales

Tamales and dieting don't seem like they should co-exist. Is it possible to lose weight and still enjoy a savory tamale and later a sweet one? Ther...

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Memorial Day Salsa Recipe

Celebrating our Fallen Heroes Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May. My sincere appreciation goes out to our military heroes and the...

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Cinco De Mayo
05-05-22

Cinco De Mayo

The Underdog victory Most people love to see the Underdog who is against all odds come out on top in his impossible circumstance. That is what Cin...

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Hump Day Meal Ideas

Wednesday is appropriately called Hump day. By the middle of the week I’m looking back and down the list of things that had to get done. I'm still ...

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First Quarter Check up

Take Some Time To Review 2022 Many of us made New Year's resolutions, set goals or planned to make changes way back in January. Now, with March beh...

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Celebrate Cesar Chavez

 The Migrant Worker The United States appreciates and honors great Americans who have contributed to the furtherance of this great nation. This po...

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2 dishes with bread and veggies

Hospitality Goes a Long Way  Hospitality is a practice that goes back to ancient cultures, before the rise of the hospitality industry. Throughout ...

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Beautiful click of Mount Rushmore

President's Day is often overlooked or reduced to another day off. History sometimes becomes redundant stories and facts we memorized in schools, b...

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Food in white plate surrounded by Christmas tree leaves

Tamales during the holidays are like chips and salsa, cake and ice cream, Santa and Rudolph, Christmas time is the tamal niche. Do you have a plan ...

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Kids and father at the lake

  Food and Family Ties Food is a big deal in my life, for the obvious reason of course, but also because I associate food with good memories. Even ...

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4 bright yellow lemon and 1 half cut

Lemons Are Essential   You know how I told you that beans are a daily or almost daily addition to Mexican and Mexican American meals? Well, so are ...

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Tamales put in a dish for cooking

Frijoles Pintos  Beans are a great commodity used all over the world. Their availability and sustainability have helped maintain their spot as a st...

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Red pin pined on the 5th day of the month
04-30-21

Cinco de Mayo

A Cause to Celebrate Feliz dia del Cinco de Mayo! Viva Mexico! Wait?! Do you know why it’s such a happy occasion for us, the Americanos? Well, con ...

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The colorfully decorated food table

  Evolution of Tamales Long live tamales! Tamales for survival. Tamales for celebration. Tamales for tradition and tamales at lunch time. Tamale...

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The cluster of different bird eggs

HAPPY EASTER!  What could tamales and Easter have in common? Believe it or not, there are a few common traits, such as longevity, sustainability,...

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Cesar Chavez an American labor leader
03-31-21

Si Se Puede!

Happy Caesar Chavez Day!  Go on, enjoy the colorful display of foods, fruits and vegetables on Americas’ table. March marks the beginning of Sprin...

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Yellow, red, green, white, and orange color veggies with Tamales

People make a big deal about the masa to filling ratio. Texas style tamales have a good balance: just enough masa so that it compliments the delici...

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Traditional Mexican dish in black dish

Tamales are a traditional Mexican dish that has remained popular throughout the American Southwest in the areas that used to be Mexico prior to 184...

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Tamales with a background of sparkling lights

Did you know that in Mexico, tamales are a common holiday food? Depending on the region you find yourself in, tamales may be eaten at Christmas, or...

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Old women wrap food in a green corn husk

If you’re like most Americans throughout the American West, then you’ve got a special place in your heart for tamales. Whether it’s a favorite plac...

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Tamale filling guide

If you’re a fan of tamales, you’ve likely already tried most of the classics. Chicken, pork, veggie, and beef tamales are all staples for tamale a...

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Tamales are cooking in the steam

Tamales are one of the easiest recipes to pick up if you’re learning how to cook, but that simplicity doesn’t make the dish itself simple. Today, ...

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Food grilled on the metal grille

If you’re planning a trip to Mexico, be sure to set aside some time to try authentic tamales and street food while you’re in the area. Street food...

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Most delicious Mexican Dishes

When you talk about Mexican dishes, most people think of tacos, burritos, or enchiladas. While these Mexican dishes, as well as our authentic tamal...

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Tamales with coriander

Summer is here, and that means it’s time to open the grill and start cooking. It’s no surprise that the summertime is when Mexican staple foods gro...

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So you’ve volunteered to plan the annual company picnic...now what? Planning a corporate event or party involves quite a bit of legwork, and unle...

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Choosing food for your party or event can be a challenge. You’ll want to offer your party guests something that everyone will love, while also kee...

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Green wrap food

At Texas Lone Star Tamale, we love a good tamale. So much so that we’ve dedicated our livelihood to providing our online customers with an array o...

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Decorated Skull

At Texas Lone Star Tamales, we believe that our delicious tamales should be a part of every holiday and celebration. The Mexican culture celebrate...

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At Texas Lone Star Tamales, we think that tamales make the perfect dish for virtually any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a birthday party, gradu...

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Beautiful family birthday celebration

Birthday parties are a time of joy and celebration. They’re a time to get together with friends and family to celebrate what it means to be alive....

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Easting food in an open environment

Family reunions are a wonderful way to celebrate the ones you love. If you’re in the process of planning an upcoming reunion, you may find the mea...

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