Posts Tagged ‘tortilla’

Burrito It!

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Burrito with Cheese

Burrito with Cheese

Tuesday Tip

Burrito It!

For the past few months we’ve been keeping flour tortillas on hand.  They last a while if stored in the refrigerator and are great for utilizing leftovers or creating a quick meal whether breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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Crab Louie Tacos

Saturday, April 30th, 2011
Crab Louis Tacos

Crab Louis Tacos

Crab Louie Tacos

These tacos are based on the San Francisco classic, Crab Louie Salad.  I wanted to use blue corn flour to add some color to the dish, but didn’t order it in time from the Internet, so I added my own coloring.  These tacos are great for any meal — brunch, lunch, or dinner.
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Homemade Flour Tortillas

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Flour Tortilla

Flour Tortilla

Adapted from an Alton Brown recipe, Foodnetwork.com

Here’s a homemade flour tortilla recipe.  Lard is best to use, but maybe hard to find in some grocery stores.  You can use rendered fat from cooked pork or bacon if you wish.  You can hold back on some of the salt if you use bacon fat.  The dough does need to rest before rolling, so make it the day before or morning of if you know you’ll be rushed for dinner.  Stuff the tortillas with your favorite burrito ingredients.
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Oven Baked Tortilla Chips

Friday, October 29th, 2010
Oven Baked Tortilla Chips

Oven Baked Tortilla Chips

This week’s Friday Football Food post is a quick and easy snack, homemade oven baked chips.  It’s a simple and tasty way to use leftover tortillas (whether store bought or homemade; corn or flour).
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Corn Tortillas

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
Corn Tortillas

Corn Tortillas

I find the packaged corn tortillas in the store are often rubbery or dry.  My husband never liked corn tortillas, until we made homemade ones.  It’s really easy and all you need is corn flour (not corn meal), water, salt, and a rolling pin.  You’ll never go back to store bought corn tortillas again.  There’s nothing like a fresh, warm tortilla for your taco.
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