I don’t know about you guys, but ever since The Rumpus 2020 started, I’ve come to hate meal planning. It feels like we’ve settled into a rut, making the same things over and over again. To combat this, and to give us the feeling that maybe we’re eating in a restaurant, I’ve turned to copycat recipes!
I simply look at the recipes for some of my favorite menu items and try to make them at home. Sometimes I can find direct copycats, and sometimes I just have to look for the type of food (say, chicken piccata) and hope it turns out similarly, but hey- at least it’s a little different.
You could even do this for a taste of Disney, as they have given us a number of copycat recipes (like this apple pie recipe Kristen B tried out). It may not be exactly the same, but at least it’s fun. Since we aren’t planning to return to Disney World until 2021, this brings a little magic home.
Check out these great recipes from the Cheesecake Factory while you’re getting started.