How-To: Crunchy Taco Shells In The Microwave

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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By Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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Need a crunchy taco pronto? Take your lunch break fare up a notch with this handy tip from FOODBEAST for making a tortilla into a hard taco shell in a hurry.

The idea came about whilst a taco-making office lunch. We ran out of hard shell tacos and were left with a stack of soft tortillas. Unfortunately, we were craving the convenience of a taco envelope and considered throwing them into a skillet to fry them into the desired curved shape. That’s when someone pointed out that you can actually microwave tortillas into crunchy taco shells using just the microwave.