Meal 1: Sweet Corn Tamales, Roasted Squash and Green Chile, Refried Beans
• Warm the beans gently.
• Heat the tamales in a steamer or a microwave for acouple of minutes. OR, peel from their casing and pan fry the tamales in some butter. That's what we do. Cook for a couple of minutes then turn and brown the other side. Garnish with a little yogurt/ sour cream if you like and avocado if you have it.
• Melt some butter or oil in a saute pan. Add the squash when almost hot and saute to coat and heat through. Stir for a few minutes and allow to heat through and get fragrant. Add butter if necessary and serve.
Meal 2: Split Pea Soup, Spinach Salad, Deli Style Rye Bread
• Warm the soup gently. Thin if necessary and adjust the seasoning.
• Tear up the spinach and dress the salad.
• Warm the bread.