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Steam Tamales:

  1. Remove basket from the steamer pot and set aside. Fill the pot with 2 inches water and bring to boil over high heat.
  2. Arrange bundles in the steaming basket and insert the basket back into the pot. Cover, lower heat to medium, and steam 1 hour.
  3. Check water level after 30 minutes and restock with boiling water if needed.
  4. Remove pot from heat. Carefully remove basket from pot and set on a folded kitchen towel to cool slightly. Serve warm or at room temperature.