I love fresh vegan tamales, but from what I've heard, making them is an all-day process. And I'm a gal on the go, so I ain't got time for all that mess. That's why I developed this Hot Tamale Pie for my cookbook:
It has a polenta-esque crust and it's filled with beans, veggies, and TexMex seasonings. Yummy in my tummy! I had some last night and today for lunch (served with a small romaine salad).
In other news, my kitty Seymour learned to drink from the sink this morning. He always sits on the counter in the bathroom when I'm getting ready in the mornings. Sometimes he'll lick the water left in the bottom of the sink after I wash my face. Today, I turned the sink on just a little, and after testing it with his paw, he tilted his head and started drinking!
Here's what he looked like afterward ... with water dripping from his little fuzzy chin: