Hot tamales: Colorado chef demystifies the Latin American specialty

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(Photo: Scott Russell courtesy of Sarah Gordon)
<p>A pot of tamales prepared by Denver chef Sarah Gordon.</p>

Photo: Tamales from Sarah Gordon Tamales EspecialesSarah Gordon has been making tamales for more than 10 years, and now she sells them under the name "Tamales Especiales" at a year-round farmers’ market called Denver Urban Homesteading.

Gordon's Tamales Especiales Recipe (with Green Chile Calabacitas Filling)