Restaurant Remakes

In today’s busy world, it seems like many families turn to restaurants for their meals but who can afford the high prices of eating out all the time? The recipes in this category will turn your life around. They taste almost the same as restaurant versions but better. Your children and even your teenagers will show up for dinner and bring a friend, too. You won’t have to say “dinner’s ready” more than once and they’ll all come running to eat any of the recipes in this category.

Even though these are “copy cat” recipes, they’re not exactly like the “real thing” in that they have less fat, less salt, and fresher ingredients than their restaurant counterparts. So, in many ways these will be even better than the so called, “real thing.” Next time you do go out to eat you’ll be sad that you didn’t just make it yourself.

Sweet and Spicy Corn Salsa (Chipotle Corn Salsa)

Sweet and Spicy Corn Salsa (Chipotle Corn Salsa)

Sweet and savoury with the perfect amount of heat, this salsa is a crowd favourite. Enjoy it with your favourite tortilla chips, or use as a topping on some of your favourite recipes. This chipotle corn salsa recipe works perfectly as a topping for salads, […]

Classic Fried Chicken Sandwich with Pickles (Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich)

Classic Fried Chicken Sandwich with Pickles (Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich)

You don’t need to visit a drive-through to enjoy one of America’s favourite guilty pleasures. The trick to this famous sandwich is the batter that the chicken is fried in. Of course, you can’t forget the pickle. Now you just have to grab some waffle […]

Yummy & Easy Cole Slaw (KFC Coleslaw)

Yummy & Easy Cole Slaw (KFC Coleslaw)

Looking for an easy side, or even something to take to a BBQ? Why not make Cole Slaw. It’s simple to make, has ingredients most people have already, and people love putting it on their hamburgers, hot dogs, and eating just as it is. Plus, […]

Cheesy Garlic Biscuits (Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits)

Cheesy Garlic Biscuits (Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits)

One thing that everyone loves when they go out is bread service. Red Lobster makes it extra special by bringing you biscuits (what Americans call savoury scones) with cheese in them. You can do this at home so easily and so inexpensively you’ll never need […]

Fried Green Beans (T.G.I. Fridays Green Bean Fries)

Fried Green Beans (T.G.I. Fridays Green Bean Fries)

Need a way to get some greens down your family? Well, this is the way. It’s not that hard to do either. Also, even if frying sort of takes the goodness out of them, it sure puts in the flavour. Hey, it’s better than battered […]

Bloomin’ Onion Appetizer (Outback Steakhouse Bloomin’ Onion)

Bloomin’ Onion Appetizer (Outback Steakhouse Bloomin’ Onion)

If you’ve never tried a big, giant fried onion, you’re missing out. Not only are they fun to eat, but they are really simple to make too. Plus you’ll get compliments from your guests when they see the onion in all it’s blooming glory. All you […]