We'll take a dozen (or seven). (Creative Commons)
If your tamales are the talk of the town during the holidays, the Pearl wants your recipe. Tamales! Holiday Festival returns this December 7 from noon to 6 p.m., and the deadline to enter your recipe for this year's amateur tamal contest is Thursday, November 14 by 5 p.m.
Categories include best chicken tamal, best pork tamal and best wild card/unique tamal.
Here are the rules: The contest is free to enter and is open to individuals 18 years of age and older. Tamales must be the original recipe and creative work of the person entering the contest. No third-party purchased tamales may be entered.
Download your registration form here: www.atpearl.com/tamales.