How is the product shipped?
Tamales are shipped frozen in a Styrofoam cooler, with gel packs or dry ice. Upon arrival place tamales in freezer or refrigerator. Shipping days are Monday ONLY, if your order arrives by 10 AM Saturday, it will be shipped out on Monday.
How long can I store my tamales?
One year+ if kept frozen or four weeks if stored in the refrigerator.
How can I cook my tamales?
We recommend steaming tamales, remove tamales from plastic bag, and place in a hot steamer for 25 minutes from a thawed state, 40 minutes more if frozen). You can also microwave, cut a hole in the bag .heat for 2 minutes if the product has been refrigerated, or 3 minutes if kept frozen. Caution: Bag and contents will be hot, allow time to cool before handling. Place unopened bag of tamales in boiling water, turn water down to a simmer for 20 minutes from frozen and 15 minutes if thawed. Only 4 inches of water are necessary as the tamales heat in the bag.
Cook tamales to 165 F.