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Tortilla Spacecraft Contest winners!

Tortilla Spacecraft Contest winners!

First, second, and third prizes were awarded in each of two categories: Design and recipe.


Winning Designs

First Prize:

Spencer M., age 10, Las Vegas, Nevada
"N.A.S.A.
(Nutritious Atmospheric Spanish Appetizer)"

Tortilla spacecraft design, 1st place winner. First place winner, tortilla spacecraft contest.

Spencer says, "I made my spacecraft from flour and corn tortillas. The whole ship is edible. The red and blue stars are from corn tortillas colored with food coloring. The white stars are made from a flour tortilla. The windows are made from corn tortillas and cheese. The entire ship is held together with refried beans. The landing gear is black olives with red peppers for the skids. The ladder is made from a corn tortilla. The booster rockets on the bottom are made of hot sauce, which is sure to give a gigantic lift-off."


Second Prize:

Tortilla Engineers: Carlos (age 5) and Maite R. (age 3)
Tortilla Manager: Laura C. (mother)
Cidra, Puerto Rico
"TOTOPO CMM"

Tortilla spacecraft design, 2nd place winners. Tortilla spacecraft design, 2nd place winner.

Download complete design instructions here.


Third Prize:

Alex M., Winter Springs, Florida
"Space Station Alpha"

3rd place winner, spacecraft design.

Space Station Alpha is made of tortillas glued together with
cream cheese and painted with food coloring.


Winning Recipes

First Prize:

Alexander D, age 8
Midland, Michigan
"Ham Sandwich Rocket"

1st place winner, tortilla recipe.

Download recipe here.


Second Prize:

Jackie and Daniel S. (age 8)
Piedmont, Oklahoma
"Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Wraps"

1st place winner, tortilla recipe.

Even astronauts like something sweet to eat in space!

Download recipe here.


Third Prize:

Craig T., Roanoke, Virginia
"Tortilla Shuttle Salad"*

*It gets its name because you can "shuttle" your salad to school this way.

Download recipe here.

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