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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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04-26-22

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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04-11-22

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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03-28-22

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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03-14-22

The Power Of Hospitality

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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02-21-22

Honoring our Presidents

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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01-17-22

Can Tamales and a Diet Co-exist Peacefully?

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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12-15-21

Christmas and Tamales

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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06-18-21

Food Connection

  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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05-28-21

Lemons, A Key Ingredient

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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05-14-21

How To Make Authentic Mexican Beans

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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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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04-16-21

Tamales for Any Occasion

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

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04-02-21

Easter Surprises

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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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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03-19-21

A Well Balanced Tamal

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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09-24-19

10 Interesting Facts About Tamales

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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09-24-19

5 Classic Mexican Recipes For The Holidays

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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09-24-19

Different Styles of Authentic Tamales by Region

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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07-19-19

Tamale Fillings You Should Try

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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07-15-19

10 Fascinating Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Tamales

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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07-12-19

Everything You Need to Know About Mexican Street Food

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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07-08-19

10 Mexican Dishes You Probably Haven't Heard Of

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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07-02-19

A Beginner's Guide to Making Authentic Tamales

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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04-02-19

Corporate Event Planning Tips You Should Know

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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02-11-19

The Best Tamales To Serve At Your Next Party Or Event

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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01-23-19

Tamale Making Tips You Should Know

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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10-10-18

Major Holidays & Festivals In Mexico

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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10-01-18

A Brief History of Tamales & Nutrition Facts

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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08-09-18

The Best Foods To Serve At A Birthday Party

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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08-01-18

Your Family Reunion Meal Planning Guide

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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04-11-18

Learn How To Make Authentic Mexican Tamales

If you’re eager to try authentic Mexican food, you should consider ordering tamales from Texas Lone Star Tamales.Tamales are a traditional Latin a...

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04-01-18

Everything You Need to Know About Tamales

If you’re a fan of authentic Mexican cuisine, you’ve probably had the pleasure of eating a delicious tamale before. Tamales are a symbolic Mexican...

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