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Old 10-03-2003, 10:58 PM   #1
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Tortilla taco maker

I am looking for a gadget used to cook tortillas that form a taso shape. As i recall from child hood it had a handel like a pair of scissors. Where would i find it?


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Old 10-04-2003, 02:00 PM   #2
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Taco maker!

Take a wire coat hanger and bend it in the middle over a broom handle - put the tortilla in and bend the "hooked hanger" over to hold it in place - hold it by the 2 "hanger ends" and lower it into the oil - now you've got REAL Mexican tacos! - R/ Bill :twisted:

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Old 03-05-2005, 11:35 AM   #3
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Taco Shell Maker

It is called taco tongs or taco press
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Old 03-12-2005, 03:16 AM   #4
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Lightbulb Taco mold

I have been using a mold made from the bottom of a large (36 oz) coffee can. Just bend it over a broom stick. The sharp edges can be smoothed a bit with a file. Be careful even if it is smoothed it can still cut

I will coat both sides in the oil. Using tongs, fold the tortillo around the mold and fry to the desired doneness.

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