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How can I make corn tortillas as thin as store bought?

There are a variety of reasons your tortillas might be thicker than you'd like. My first tip to you is to line your tortilla press with a thick plastic sheet on each side instead of paper; I use a ...
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Tortilla press geometry problems

With no pictures of your press it is hard to make suggestions. But assuming your press has metal plates with loops and a pin for the hinge, and if you can take it apart, you might be able to lengthen ...
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Tortilla press geometry problems

I made my own press, using two square maple boards. I put a piece of cardboard the correct thickness for tortillas between the two boards before tightening the hinge in place. This gives me perfectly ...
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How can I make corn tortillas as thin as store bought?

This might be more of a hardware issue, than a recipe issue. The most common tortilla presses found here is the US, are small, round, and have a mechanism that simply doesn't allow for the thickness ...
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How can I make corn tortillas as thin as store bought?

Make sure and use lard, I cut the baking powder in half of what many recipes call for and let the dough rest overnight in the refrigerator. Those would be my thoughts.
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Tortilla press geometry problems

Some are using taco presses for lino cutting - the same space problem exists and opening up - and gauging the gap with card or whatever you wish to press and then opening up the hinge in some way (...
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Tortilla press geometry problems

The direct answer to your question is "yes". My press has too much relief at the hinge, so has the opposite problem to yours. Mine leaves them too thick at the hinge & wafer-thin at the '...
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