Last night, my little brother Chrispy and his girlfriend Katie came over. We had decided to make tamales. The only problem is that our new church schedule is the late one. 1-4 pm. I actually love that time slot, but it was a little late to start making tamales. Chris and Katie arrived around 5:00 and we all busily put the tamales together. Then we waited and we waited and we starved and we waited. We finally busted out the salad that was to go with the tamales. It was a good appetizer! I think it was about 8:30 when we tasted what we had all been dying for (except for Chris C, he had special Mac n' Cheese waiting for him. He doesn't like tamales. As he pulled his dinner out of the microwave it splatted all over the kitchen floor. Poor, poor Chris! He ended up having toast). They were super good. Chris made vegetarian tamales. I went with the classic pork.
While we were waiting for the food, the party broke out. My kids got their much anticipated Uncle Chrispy time!
I love having Chris here in Portland. It's nice to have my own flesh and blood brother around.
4 months ago