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Stuck Together Tortillas

I have bought tortilla wraps and they are stuck in the middle. There is no way to get them apart with out ripping them! Any suggestions?

Lori

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July 8, 20050 found this helpful

Maybe. Try spriziting with water then Microwave for
30 seconds and see if you can peel them apart.

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July 8, 20052 found this helpful

I'm not sure I can explain this, but I'll try. Hold the bundle of tortillas by the sides, one hand on each side, directly across from each other (3 o'clock and 9 o'clock). Then fold/roll them from one side to the other (this is the hard part to describe). It's like you're making them to "the wave" between your hands. Then turn the bundle 1/4 turn and roll them again. They should naturally come apart. This works for both corn and flour tortillas.

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February 8, 20160 found this helpful

The WAVE gets my vote. A single bend in the middle won't do it it needs a double bend back and forth, rotate and repeat. Perfect. Thanks for the help.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Great trick! No more torn tortillas!
Thank you!

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July 8, 20050 found this helpful

I have had this happen before...spritz with just a tad of water and microwave for less than a minute....works everytime....debbie

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July 10, 20050 found this helpful

We keep ours in the freezer. With most but not all brands, they can be separated by sticking a butter knife between them and twisting the knife to pry them apart.

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Microwaving tortillas (and other breads) tends to make them tough, especially if you don't eat them right away, so be careful with that method.

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June 14, 20170 found this helpful

If you add water they soften up before you microwave

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 4, 20060 found this helpful

Just dampen the tortillas that are stuck together and put in microwave, cover with dampened paper towel for 10-15 seconds, they should peel right apart without tearing. I keep a spray bottle in my kitchen with water for lightly spraying things, like sticky tortilla's.

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April 9, 20170 found this helpful

It can be avoided by using Winlon 100% USA made liner

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