Chilaquiles, pronounced [chee-lah-KEE-lehs]. This dish is popular from the U.S. border all throughout Mexico and downward into Guatemala because it is a popular way to use stale corn tortillas.
Chilaquiles served with pickled onions, salsa verde and crumbled cheese.
This recipe for a Quick Chipotle Cornbread makes use of the famous Tabasco hot chipotle sauce for a quick chipotle flavor. You start with a corn muffin mix, add egg, milk, whole kernel corn, and minced chipotle in adobo sauce. This makes a quick, hearty cornbread to serve with beans or a warm soup.
Flour tortilla are a simple mixture of flour, fat (lard or vegetable shortening), salt and water. Despite what you may have read, flour tortillas are NOT made with a tortilla press. The dough is too soft and sticky and will not flatten without the assistance of skilled hands or (for the rest of us) a rolling pin (palote). The best (and traditional) rolling pin (palote) is made of wo...
Leave the tortillas out on a rack overnight to dry out. The crisper they are, the easier to blend into fine crumbs.