Homestead pulled pork tacos

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Everyone is a fan of taco Tuesday and we are no exception. Here on the homestead we just do it a little different. No Ortega taco kits like when you were a kid.  Here we use as many fresh ingredients as possible, we raised the pigs, we grew the veggies, and we even made the soft taco shells.  This meal actually started last spring if you think about it, when we picked up our piglets from the farm and started our seeds in the basement.

making the taco shells

First we made dough using a very simple recipe and mixed the ingredients using our kitchen aid mixer with  the dough hook.

soft taco recipe

4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking powder 

2 tablespoons crisco

1 1/2 cups water

Mix all dry ingredients in mixer then add crisco,  blend until the mixture looks like crumbs.  Add water…

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