Recipe for flour tortillas
2 cups of flour
Shift flour with baking powder and salt. Work in shortening. Add enough very hot water to create a moist dough.
Personal tortilla journal
Batch One: Okay, but brittle
Batch Two: Horrible dough, called Mom for help. She said, start over.
Batch Three: Success. Finally tortillas that look and smell edible.
Batch Four: My first round tortilla among many wonky ones.
Batch Five: Tortilla making is starting to be fun.
Batch Six: My tortillas are still misshapen. Mom says I need a better rolling pin.
Batch Seven: First "perfect" tortilla.
Batch Eight: Magical number 250.
Batch Nine: Mexican dinner party with my friends.
Batch Ten: It is such a calming treat to make tortillas.