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      Title: Flour Tortillas
 Categories: Tortillas Mexican Breads   
   Servings: 12
 
       2 c  Unbleached Flour  
       1 t  Salt  
       3 T  Lard Or Shortening  
     1/2 c  Warm Water  
       1 x  Lard Or Shortening  
 
   Mix flour and salt; cut in lard until particles are the size of fine
   crumbs.  Sprinkle in water; one tablespoon at a time, until all flour is
   moistened and dough almost cleans the sides of the bowl.  Gather dough
   into a ball; divide into 12 equal parts for 6-inch tortillas, 8 equal
   parts for 8-inch tortillas, or 6 equal parts for 10-inch tortillas.  Shape
   each part into a ball; brush lightly with lard.  Cover and let rest 20
   minutes.  For each tortilla, roll 1 ball on a floured surface into 6, 8,
   or 10-inch circle.  Heat ungreased griddle or skillet over medium-high
   heat unti hot.  Cook tortilla until dry around edge and blsiters appear on
   the surface, about 2 minutes.  Turn and cook the other side until dry,
   about 1 minute.  Stack tortillas, placing waxed papper between each.
   Cover with damp towel.
   Makes 12 6-inch, 8 8-inch or 6 10-inch tortillas.
  
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