Tamale secrets unhusked by Carmen Tafolla and Ellen Riojas Clark

Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla and UTSA professor emerita Ellen Riojas Clark came together at the San Antonio Public Library's Latino Resource Center to talk about the book they co-authored, Tamales, Comadres and the Meaning of Civilization.

They talked about the tamale history, secrets, recipes and importance of families coming together for tamaladas.

For more, or if you want to just listen to the audio, check out this story on Texas Public Radio, Holiday Tradition: 'Tamales, Comadres, And The Meaning Of Civilization.'