Gorditas de Chicharron: these are what real "gorditas" look like (not the fake Taco Bell stuff). Made from Maseca, fried or cooked on a grill, fill them up with whatever you like and make them chubby. My mom makes the best ones ever!
Basic Masa Dough recipe - Finding one masa dough recipe to use for several different tamale fillings can be difficult. This basic recipe yields a light, fluffy dough that can be used for practically any tamale you can come up with.