I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, the motto around our house is, “Everything tastes better in a tortilla.”
Truth: Halfway through a meal my better half will jump up and head to the stove to warm up a few. Scrambled eggs: in a tortilla, preferably with bacon. Roast chicken: in a tortilla with a few jalapenos. Steak slices: absolutely in a tortilla.
As for me, I’ll take a warm buttered tortilla for a snack any day of the week. And when I need an extra lift, a schmear of jam cures what ails me.
How can flour, salt, fat, and water – just four ingredients – bring so much joy? Because homemade tortillas hot off the griddle are fresh and made with love. It’s that simple. My mother-in-law made them often, joking that hers were shaped like a map of the United States. (She lied, they were round.) But really, you don’t have to be a perfectionist….