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...

Molcaxitl Kitchen pop-up | Sunset District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months 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...

La Rosa Tortillas

by nuraman00 7 months 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...

Can a clay Comal and Pizza Stone be interchangeable?

by molasses_and_human_hair 7 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 8 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 1 year 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 5 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 9 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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...

Shrinking tortillas

by redbourn 4 years ago

Made flour tortillas today and the taste and look are fine. My fifth attempt and they are getting better ;-) They were bigger when I took them out of the tortilla press but the moment that I ...

Slippery tortillas

by jimbob54 2 years ago

Hi I want to use corn tortillas as a base for turn-ins at a BBQ competition The required container is a styrofoam clamshell container, with limited garnish Wondering if anyone might have a...

What are the best store bought flour tortillas?

by nosey 5 years ago

There are so many brands. I am having a fajita party and want to get good, soft tortillas. Any suggestions?

Home made Corn Tortilla..Can't get em to puff up?

by tunapet 8 years ago

Just started making them and am having a problem with them puffing up..I have used both a cast iron skillet and a big non stick griddle. Out of the 16 made only ONE puffed.. and that was one in the...

Flour Tortillas - What do You do With Them ?

by hannaone 5 years ago

In the "Whats for Dinner" thread, I posted about a couple of the things I have done with flour tortillas. Cherry Tortilla Pie - Cherry pie with flour tortillas for the crust. Buttered flour tor...