One of my favorite threads from the old board is this undying thread about recreating taco bell at home:
It’s been nagging at me for almost a decade and I finally tackled taco night last night. My ground beef game was pretty spot on using the instructions in that thread, but I think my results would be better if I had “better” products going in
Seasoning - I used the TB mix to try to recreate the magic. Google says “best” store bought is probably Lawry’s taco seasoning. Is this as good as it’s going to get?
Shells - I want to fry my own but it’s just too much hassle for the volume I need. I used the 365 shells this time and they were tiny - like, I get bigger taco shells for 39 cents from Del Taco. Google says Old El Paso probably as good as it’s going to get for store bought.
Sauce - I used some bougie ass green hot sauce but you know, it doesn’t hit the nostalgia. Any jarred/bottle taco sauce hit that itch?
Ended up making taco salad supreme because the shells were so damn small.