Flour Tortillas Recipe-Confident in the Kitchen-Jean Miller

Flour Tortillas

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Flour Tortillas are a blast from the past. One of my college roommates, Joni, used to bring back big stacks of homemade tortillas after visiting her parents. We loved sitting around pulling off strips, nibbling away until they were all gone. If you like the relatively flat tortillas reminiscent of those made in Mexico (see picture above), leave out the baking powder. If you prefer the light fluffiness of the Tex-Mex variety, be sure to include it. The choice is yours. Better yet, be adventuresome and try both!

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Hotter than Hades Salsa Recipe-Confident in the Kitchen-Jean Miller

Hotter than Hades Salsa

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Ahhh… Hotter than Hades Salsa. 1997 was the year of the salsa (no, I am not referring to the dance). After every batch, Mark asked, “Can you make it hotter?” That is, until this version. He took in a big scoop, wiped the perspiration from his brow, and gasped, “Oh. This one is just right!” If you can’t take the heat, just use milder peppers. For a version that feels fresh from the garden, serve straight from the blender without cooking.

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