DIY Tamale Kit

Savor a taste of a rich culinary tradition with this DIY tamale kit.
created by

Carley Sheehy

$22.00

Carley Sheehy created by

Carley Sheehy

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Masa Appeal

Upon listening to her college roommate recount her family's process of tamale-making that has been passed down through the generations, foodie designer Carley Sheehy created a DIY recipe kit that allows even the novice to roll up their sleeves and throw their own tamalada. In Mexico and many South American countries, tamales represent a holiday tradition that combines family and food into an all-day cooking marathon that ends in unwrapping some delicious "presents." Master the time-honored techniques with Carley's step-by-step instructions: make the masa, add your favorite fillings, wrap in corn husks, and steam. Once cooked, open and drape them in a piquant, three-pepper sauce of ancho, pasilla, and New Mexico chilies, and savor a taste of a rich culinary tradition. Starter kit makes about 16 tamales. Assembled in Livermore, California.

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Made in California

Carley Sheehy

created by

Carley Sheehy

location

California

Along her cooking journey, Carley Sheehy made it her mission to master cooking all the ethnic foods (from scratch) that she loved to eat. The actual cooking of new ethnic dishes made Carley feel adventurous and made her feel as if she was experiencing new cultures. She pursued her passion for cooking and fueled her adventurous spirit and ferocious appetite. Carley is thankful for being surrounded by many foodie family/friends that help her perfect her recipes (over and over and over again).

Handmade Made in the USA
Measurements
12" L x 6.75" W x 3" H
Notes
Makes 16 tamales. Serves four.

Kit Includes:
- masa
- corn husks
- New Mexico chilies
- pasilla chilies
- ancho chilies
- cumin spice blend
- cooking instructions

This item is manufactured in a shared facility where all popular allergens may be processed. Contents of this kit are gluten free..
Item ID
43143

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsDIY Tamale Kit
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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4.0

greatest gift!

By 

from Va

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

I bought this for my friend as a birthday gift since we are such foodies. I was so intrigued by all the contents so i had her send me a inside the box video and it was pretty awesome! I am totally getting one for myself.

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  • Yes
 
4.0

Hot tamale

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from Raleigh, NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

Need idea for the cook in the family. We do a lot of Mexican type meals, so this fits right in. If this is gluten free then it might be a good selling point to add. Looks like it could be, but when in doubt we assume it isn't.

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  • Yes

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome

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from Fayetteville NC

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Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

I bought this as a gift and purchased the option to have the box wrapped. It came beautifully packed and became an awesome gift. It's also pretty cool to support American businesses.

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  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would recommend to everyone!!!!

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from Chicago, IL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great intro in making tamales! So delicious!

Cons

  • Takes some time, but totally worth it!

Best Uses

    Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

    This kit was a gift for my husband and we all loved it. We will be expanding our tamale making in the future for sure.

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    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Great Gift

    By 

    from Orange County,CA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

    My son is working in Wyoming. He was really missing Tamales. He said he couldn't find husk or dried chile. I saw this kit and smiled and had to send it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This thing is awesome.

    By 

    from Venus, Texas

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Contains recipes
    • Easy to follow instructions
    • Shipped quickley

    Cons

    • Doesn't make enough tamales

    Best Uses

    • Double date activity

    Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

    We got them in and used this as a fun couples cooking kind of date night for us and another couple. We had so much fun and it kept us interacting the whole night. The fact that they were delicious was just icing.

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    • Yes

    (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Unique

    By 

    from NY

    About Me Health Conscious, Simple Tastes

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Perishable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertaining
      • Gift

      Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

      My husband is a huge Rangers fan...and a brewer...so I thunk this to be perfect! He loved it!!!

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      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Great product and packaging

      By 

      from Phoenix

      About Me Foodie, Health Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Prepare
      • Good Value
      • Well Packaged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime
        • Entertaining
        • Gift
        • Holidays
        • Snack
        • Wedding Favors

        Comments about UncommonGoods DIY Tamale Kit:

        This is an awesome product, and my mom was very excited to get started making tamales.

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        • Yes

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