Tortillas to the Rescue Cookbook! {Giveaway}

tortillas to the rescueEvery family has a list of staples they like to keep in the home, and tortillas is one of ours! We pretty much use them for any type of meat leftovers for wraps and the boys adore them with peanut butter, cheese and even hot dogs tucked inside. Much like bread, it’s one of those items you want to have on hand.

I received a copy of Tortillas to the Rescue recently, which holds “100 quick and easy recipes” for tortillas! Can you imagine! I was surprised to see recipes for Tortilla-Crusted French Toast, Tortilla Soup, BLTA Tacos, Burger Pouches, Burrito Casserole and even Ice Cream Tacos!

So feeling inspired to use our tortillas for more than just left overs I scoured the book from cover to cover and chose something really different to try out, a dessert! On page 38, I discovered ‘Shortcut Blintzes’. Not ever having even heard of a Blintz before, I knew I wouldn’t have anything to compare it too put wanted to give it a go.  The recipe used cottage cheese, cream cheese,  icing sugar and cinnamon for the filling and cherry pie filling for the sauce. Not bad right? It was pretty good, but even baking it for longer than the required time I still felt it would be better crispier. So next time, I would leave it in a little longer maybe.
 

I used a second recipe as a guide for a BBQ and Slaw Wrap, only I used my favourite homemade coleslaw and left over shredded chicken in bbq sauce. I assembled the two together, like the recipe instructed and it made for one delicious wrap! Spicy and sweet, soft and crunchy- it really was a winning combo and we will be making our wraps like this again and again!

Tortillas to the Rescue, will teach you how to make your own tortillas but what I loved best is that all the recipes will work perfectly with the regular store bought ones as well! This is a perfect little gift for a student heading off to college, because anyone can make a wrap, even a teen!

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Comments

  1. Tanja Paquette says:

    I love using tortillas as the start to a brand new adventure. At least once a week will take a bunch of leftovers and throw them all together in a tortilla for the kids lunches!

  2. I love to crisp them and cover them in taco dip.

  3. I like to eat them wrapped round vegetarian chili, grated cheese and yogurt

  4. I like to eat homemade tortilla chips made with garlic and olive oil.

  5. I like to turn them into burritos ;)

  6. breakfast burritos

  7. Taquitos!!

  8. Would eat them with lots of cheese and sour cream.
    Looks like a Tortallas book winner

  9. I love making soft tacos with tortillas.

  10. tacos

  11. Tacos!

  12. In a quesadilla.

  13. lori butler says:

    I liked them made into soft taco’s and enchiladas

  14. gibberish (Julie G.) says:

    I like to throw them in the panini grill with chopped veggies & cheese – yum!

  15. I love Antijitos!!

  16. Lee-Ann Sleegers says:

    We use them for everything, but they actually make great peanut butter wraps.

  17. Toast it, sometimes we use it as a pizza bottom.

  18. Chicken wraps or with refried beans.

  19. love quesadilla’s

  20. I love them with chicken fingers and cesaer salad.

  21. I like to make wraps with them

  22. I love to bake them in the oven for a few mins to get them crunchy, then add dulce de leche, and it’s a delicious treat :)

  23. we do a hamburger/cheese/Taco or Burrito seasoning/onions/sour cream/tomato/lettuce wraps

  24. Spring Ross says:

    I use them on picnics in place of bread. No squishy, soggy, bread extra…. Also I found that it makes for alot cleaner picnic, because less stuff falls out of the tortillas. (folded properly).

  25. As a quesadilla

  26. Soft tacos with tortillas

  27. Belinda McNabb says:

    filled with beef, tomatoes and cheese

  28. Katharine W says:

    Warm and at the perfect temperature. Has to have cheese and beef and maybe sour cream.

  29. I love a quasadilla!

  30. as a tortilla chip :D
    or as a cheese quesadilla, just toasted in a toaster oven

  31. Kimberly Schotz says:

    I like my tortilla filled with delicious melted cheese
    Kims2312@verizon.net

  32. Love quesadillas – that is what we do with tortillas. Lots of cheese, onion, tomatoes.
    Cheers.

  33. i love chicken and cheese quesadillas!

  34. Sherry Wakelin says:

    As a breakfast burrito full of scrambled eggs, veggies, salsa and peameal bacon…mmm

  35. In those Fireside Anjoitos that you can get at Montanas. :)

  36. fajitas!! but i also love enchiladas, and even ham and cheese wrapped in a tortilla. OH and breakfast wraps. YUM.

  37. I like making quesadillas.

  38. My favorite way to eat a tortilla is with my enchilada fixings when I use the tortillas to make enchiladas.

  39. I like to make cheesy quesadillas.

  40. i loooooooooove burritos XD

  41. Breakfast burrito!

  42. I love to make tortillas into yummy veggie wraps with tomatoes, lettuce, sprouts, onion, spinach, and some herb cream cheese spread! Delish

  43. julie bolduc says:

    We like making sandwiches

  44. Wraps or Fajitas

  45. breakfast burritos

  46. I like to eat tortillas with guacamole

  47. salsa

  48. My family loves soft tortillas. Hamburger meat with vegetables and sauce. Very easy and delicious meal.

  49. I like to use tortillas as wrap sandwiches such as with chicken or ham and veggies or cheese.

  50. I love grilled fish tacos!

  51. I like making a peanut butter and banana roll ups heated up with tortillas!

  52. Serena Powell says:

    I like eating them with cheese

  53. Angela Mitchell says:

    I love tortillas with black and cheese.

  54. I like making tacos from them. I want to thank you for this awesome sweep and hope to win :) Thanks !!!!

  55. I love making burritos… especially of the breakfast or greek kind.

  56. with cheese!!!!!!

  57. Fajitas!

  58. fahitas is my favourite way to eat a tortillas

  59. Stephanie Larison says:

    I love them heated up using a skillet, and using them for tacos!

  60. I use it for Chicken wraps.

  61. As a necessary part of fajitas.

  62. I use them to make wrap sandwiches.

  63. Cheryl Morreale (@loucheryl) says:

    I really love to a tortilla chicken wrap with cheddar, bacon, tomato, lettuce, and sliced chicken breast wrapped in a tortilla.

  64. favourite way is as a burrito

  65. in quesadilla form

  66. Tacos!!!

  67. WE like to make tocos with them or chicken wraps yummy

  68. In a soft taco

  69. Jennifer B says:

    Hot :-)

  70. Amy Bailey says:

    With TONS of meat and salsa!

  71. Loaded with meat :)

  72. I make either Tacos or quesidillas (spelling???) with them.

  73. James Coyne says:

    I use them for tacos

  74. with black beans and cheese for lunch

  75. I love them for burritos and quesadillas.

  76. janice budgell pollard says:

    I like it wraped up with chicken bacon and cheese.

  77. Mexican lasagne.

  78. Spread hummus, spinach, and some onions!

  79. Adriana Fitzgerald says:

    with peanut butter and banana

  80. Belinda Shaw says:

    with cheese, ground beef, lettuce

  81. Karen Gonyea says:

    As chips :)

  82. I love cold cuts with lettuce ,majo and chesse.

  83. Claire McKeon says:

    I like to use tortilla to make quesadilla with chicken, grilled veggies and cheese!

  84. wrapped with cream cheese, pickles and ham

  85. As a cheese and steak quesadilla.

  86. Ed Nemmers says:

    I love a tortilla around barbecued puled chicken!

  87. Marie Darrer says:

    eat tortillas instead of bread for a nice wrap

    Em Darr

  88. My kids love them soft. They enjoy making their own barrittos.

  89. I like to make Quesadillas with tortillas!

  90. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    with taco meat and sour cream
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  91. Corey Olomon says:

    As a chicken and cheese quesadillas

  92. Cheryl Reinhardt says:

    I like to eat tortilla’s with taco’s

  93. quesidallas

  94. I love tortillas as part of an enchilada!

  95. definitely with cheese quesadillas!

  96. Saver Sara says:

    Tacos!

  97. amy deeter says:

    a tortilla chip

  98. We like to make quesadillas

  99. tina page says:

    quesadilla with roasted veg

  100. Sarah Yurga says:

    breakfast burritos

  101. barbara wright says:

    I love hotdogs in a tortilla instead of on a bun

  102. Mark Johnson says:

    What can you NOT make with tortillas?

  103. Laurie Emerson says:

    I use them instead of bread for toast with a little cream cheese and strawberry jam on top.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  104. I warm them in a little oil, fill them with a taco mixture, put cheese and enchilada sauce on top, and bake them.

  105. As long as there are tortillas in the house, there is dinner

  106. I like to use it like a soft taco shell. Thank you so much for the opportunity to win.

  107. Buddy Garrett says:

    Steak Fajitas

  108. Filled with eggs and avocado.

  109. rebecca day says:

    We like to make quesadillas

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