How to Make Perfect Tacos

Recipes for soft- and hard-shell corn tortillas and what to put in them, from traditional carnitas to beer-battered eggplant. Plus, the best taco spots in America, and why Pete Davidson is apologizing for Taco Bell's breakfast menu.

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    The History of Tacos

    The dish goes back to the 18th century. Its name may have originated in Mexican silver mines, and it's now a fast-food staple.

    Where Did the Taco Come From?

    Where Did the Taco Come From?

    Jeffrey M. Pilcher, professor of history at the University of Minnesota, has traveled around the world eating tacos. For the past 20 years, he has …

    How to Make Corn Tortillas from Scratch

    How to Make Corn Tortillas

    How to Make Corn Tortillas

    How to make Corn Tortillas. How to Make Corn Tortillas by Jauja Cocina Mexicana™. Home-made fresh tortillas from corn masa flour. A step-by-step recipe with ...

    Filling Ideas

    Fill your taco shells with carnitas, fish, oxtail, jackfruit and more.

    How to Assemble

    If you want to stop your taco shell cracking, use melted cheese.

    America's Best Taco Spots

    Yelp has collated taco spot reviews and produced a rating of the top 100.

    Where to Get Free Tacos

    California Tortilla, Jack in the Box, Long John Silver and more.

    Pete Davidson x Taco Bell

    “Taco Bell got too caught up with today’s hustle and forgot people like to ease into their morning with tasty, simple food. Here to stay are delicious burritos and Crunch-things or Crunchwraps or whatever they’re called,” Davidson said.

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