How to Build the Ultimate Taco Bar

There’s no need to wait until the next Cinco de Mayo (or Tuesdays, for that matter) to get your taco on—but October 4 is National Taco Day, so it’s the perfect time to break out your go-to taco recipe...

Restaurant El Milagro #2 | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Three years ago I dropped by El Milagro #2 when it was newly opened for a bowl of menudo. https://www.chowhound.com/post/menudo-mornings-salinas-1038283?commentId=10116535 A few months ago I was ba...

La Rosa Tortillas

by nuraman00 2 years ago

I was in a store that I don't normally shop in, and only saw 1 package left of the 12" tortillas. I bought the Super Sonoras 12" tortillas for the first time. What stores in Fremont, Union Ci...

El Milagro Corn Tortilla Shortage - Redux

by masha 5 months ago

As some of you may remember, early in the pandemic it was virtually impossible to find El Milagro brand corn tortillas in the Chicago area stores -- a combination of pandemic-related panic buying a...

ISO excellent flour tortillas that are commonly available

by soccermom13 6 months ago

I will need to buy tortillas to make breakfast burritos when I am in Florida cooking and freezing food for my daughter, son in law, grandchild to be. I would like to purchase both white flour and ...

Making tacos at home - what's your go-to combo?

by flaky_salt 11 months ago

I think we can all agree that the tacos we make at home are different than what we would get when we go out to our local taco truck or hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant, but they can be just as g...

Stoner Food

by OrganicCavalry 1 year ago

Obviously you don't need to do drugs to make stoner food but Marijuana sure does make for comfort cooking. My favorite so far is Cheeseburger Nachos. No excuse not to fry up some triangle cut...

Molcaxitl Kitchen pop-up | Sunset District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Molcaxitl Kitchen continues its farm-fresh preview as it tests from scratch recipes for an October launch. Next pop-up is Aug 25, noon to 9pm. "With fresh produce sourced from local farmers mark...

Can a clay Comal and Pizza Stone be interchangeable?

by molasses_and_human_hair 2 years ago

We’re thinking of getting a pizza stone, but wondered if it could also be used as a stovetop comal (we eat mostly tortillas). We have a small space, and always consider if a tool/cookware can do do...

Considering buying a tortilla press. Recs?

by momto4girls 2 years ago

I tried doing a search on the topic, but all the threads were very old. Just looking for a good tortilla press that will make nice thin flour tortillas. Thank you.


by fionasit 2 years ago

What about package tortillas does anyone know anything about the preservatives they use: how long they last? what about refrigerated tortillas as opposed to the ones on dry shelf?do they last ha...

Making enchiladas with flour tortillas

by Gracemama 9 years ago

I was born in the US, and grew up in a low-income neighborhood, surrounded by Mexican families, where our next door neighbors sometimes sent over a steaming stack of fresh tortillas (and where hunc...

How to make soft tortillas?

by Chandler114 2 years ago

I like making everything from scratch and I have tried and tried to make my tortillas soft and pliable like they are at the store. I understand often when you make stuff at home it tastes different...

Is lard traditional in corn tortillas?

by Aromatherapy 6 years ago

There's a lively thread on the Boston board about a new Mexican restaurant that brags about using lard in its corn tortillas, with a lot of comments that lard is traditional. I'd always thought tha...

Paco's Tacos in Harvard Square

by kvmax2 10 years ago

Does anyone remember Paco's Tacos that was in Harvard Square? I lived out of state for a while and when I came back they were gone. Their tortillas were different and I haven't been able to find...

Actual Shelf Life of Tortillas?

by zackly 2 years ago

I frequently buy commercially prepared tortillas (corn and flour), use a few, then store the remaining in the refrigerator. Yesterday, I used flour tortillas with an expiration date of 2/22/19 with...

Bacon fat for flour tortillas?

by ricepad 3 years ago

I normally use shortening to make flour tortillas, but on the advice of several friends who know better, I recently purchased some real manteca expressly for torts. As I was putting the lard away, ...

Three Sisters Nixtamal Tortillas @ Portland Farmers Market @ PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Continuing our rounds of the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market, https://www.chowhound.com/post/boyco-foods-buckwheat-honey-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076079, I was happy to see that the mo...

Alma Semillera Tortillas de Maiz Azul (blue corn tortillas)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Picked up a pack of Tortillas de Maiz Azul from Alma Semillera's booth at the Saturday morning Healdsburg farmers market. The ingredients are simply water, organic corn masa harina and lime. They'r...

QUESADILLAS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, February 2017

by herby 5 years ago

This is the thread to report on Quesadillas that you make in February 2017 and beyond. We got here by nominating a bunch of dishes https://www.chowhound.com/post/home-cooking-dish-month-february...