15 Make-At-Home Dinners That Are Better Than Takeout

Better, cheaper, and downright tastier.

1. Shrimp Pad Thai

There are so many ways to cook shrimp. This may be the best one. Get the recipe on Food52.

2. Buffalo Wings Coated in Blue Cheese

This technique is brilliant: smear the wings with a homemade blue cheese dip before cooking. Get the recipe on Food52.

3. Gong Bao Chicken

Salty, sour, and a kick of spiciness. Get the recipe on Food52.

4. Sharp Cheddar and Mustardy Greens Breakfast Sandwich

Egg McMuffins are irrelevant. Get the recipe on Food52.

5. Stir Fried Rice Noodles with Pork, Chinese Broccoli, and Soy Sauce

The tastiest Thai. Get the recipe on Food52.

6. Vietnamese-Style Shu Mai

Homemade dumplings are perfect for a party. Get the recipe on Food52.

7. World’s Easiest Falafel and Tzatziki

No seriously. So. Easy. Get the recipe on Food52.

8. Multi-Layered Scallion Pancakes

Better than the buttermilk kind. Get the recipe on Food52.

9. Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Super easy to make, but tastes distinctly Thai. Get the recipe on Food52.

10. Cheeto-Crusted Jalapeño Poppers with Bacon

Dangerously cheesy. And spicy. And addicting. Get the recipe on Food52.

11. Caramelized Pork Bánh Mì

The sandwich to end all sandwiches. Get the recipe on Food52.

12. Creamy Chicken Curry

The rich spice blend sets this apart. Get the recipe on Food52.

13. Spicy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

The marinade is magical (you can also try it on pork, salmon, you name it). Get the recipe on Food52.

14. No-Knead Pizza Dough + Margherita Pie

Easy as (pizza) pie. Get the recipe on Food52.

15. Turkey Pho

Ramen, but sexier. Get the recipe on Food52.

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