Do you know what the problem is with dining out? It comes with a heck lot of obstacles: 1) You have to dress up when sometimes all you really want is to stuff yourself silly with fluffy pancakes and whipped cream at IHOP – in your pajamas; 2) You have to make reservations; too bad if you’re the type to always forget to call in advance; 3) You have to wait to be seated, which is not so good when you have an urgent craving (and you know how sometimes the craving just passes and you lose your appetite altogether?); 4) Eating out doesn’t come cheap – a meal consisting of a salad, an appetizer, an entree and a dessert at Olive Garden can set you back by $40; and 5) On top of all that, you still have to tip! To be torn between showing appreciation for the good service and the temptation of saving yourself a little change for your cab ride home – oh, the agony. Of course, dining out does have its advantages, and probably the biggest of them all is that you don’t have to do the dishes. Think about it though, all those five weighty points versus not doing the dishes? The choice here is clear, don’t you think so? We searched the Internet for 15 copycat famous restaurant recipes you can try at home, and we guarantee every recipe is worth doing the dishes – or you can go ahead and use paper plates, too.
1. Olive Garden’s Breadsticks
How many times have you waited for a table at Olive Garden when all you really want is a couple baskets of their famous breadsticks? Get the recipe here.