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Authentic Mexican Tortillas
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February 08, 2008

I wanted to address the issue of the Tortillas going hard after being made. Being from Mexico, I've never seen a woman making toritillas without having a Kitchen towel folded over and stacking the tortillas inbetween as they are comming off the griddle or comal. Infact my mother will go a step further and place a Kitchen towel (folded in half) into a gallon sized ziplock bag, this all in the effort to keep the tortillas pliable/soft. Once you are all through making your taco's, burritos, etc, you can take the towel out of the bag and store the tortillas in the bag, in your fridge. Whenever you need one or two, reheat on a hot griddle pan turning as necessary and they become pliable once again. Tortillas are like bread, you leave them out in the open, they get hard. Another thing that will make them hard is leaving them unattended on the griddle too long, the moisture is wisked out and not suitable for tacos, burritos, or anything. I hope this additional step keeps the rating for this recipe high, as it really is no different (except for lard), than my Mexican mother makes.

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