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Homemade Tortillas


I have wanted to try these for a long time, but to be honest I was terrified. Not sure why, but its gotten to the point where we just can't afford a $2 package of tortillas. This is my second try at making them. They get easier each time, and better tasting according to DBF. I got my recipe over on Emily's blog.

And while keeping to my #2 New years resolution this recipe cost me $.20 for 8 tortillas. Store boughten is $2 for twelve. So that is a $1.04 savings. Not a lot but it is worth it to me. These tast so much better and I know what is in them!

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  1. That is the reason I started making my own too, the price. With 7 of us, and each one eating two each time and packing lunches for work the next day, we went through a lot. I too was scared to try and then my first two attempts failed. So when I learned how to do it, I was VERY happy. I have the electric press and it sure makes a difference.

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How many times have you started making something only to realize that little container of buttermilk you bought 6 months ago is expired. Has it really been in there that long?

Here is a quick way to make buttermilk out of regular milk.

Ingredients:

-Milk (just under 1 cup)
-1 Tablespoon White Vinegar or Lemon Juice

Put the vinegar (or lemon juice) in the bottom of a liquid measuring cup. Then fill it up to the 1 cup line with milk.

Let it stand about 5 minutes. Then you have Buttermilk! It gets kinda chunky, this is normal. Now you can use it in any recipe just as you would buttermilk.