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Remember earlier I mentioned that 49% of the dollar spent on food is shared in the restaurant industry? That is a lot of dough that one can save! Money or the spending of it is actually how and why I began to take note of these restaurant imitation recipes. I have been reviewing our family spending habits and when looking at groceries vs. dining I was actually pretty shocked. Dining out has become a habit for us and while it is one that we do enjoy it is also one that has been adding up significantly. This is what started that flickering of the old light bulb for myself and my family. I consider myself to be in that DIY group of people on a number of things and while I have come to enjoy doing many things myself (Not all of the time mind you.) I realize the impact of learning how to do something yourself can and has saved me a good amount of money.
So the journey began in search of restaurant recipes. Most restaurants do not give out their recipes and why would they? They might lose a return customer if they did. I do see some restaurants that are selling some of their menu items in the grocery stores more than before but sort of limiting it to just a few items. I have also read about a person that would ask the cooks for their recipes and how some might spill the beans once in awhile but again fairly limited results. I remember one time my wife and I were at a Dennys restaurant late one night and how much we enjoyed their marinara sauce used with the mozzarella sticks we had ordered. We asked the waitress about it and she did check with the cooks on that but they really didnt know much about it and we thank her for trying.
In the 21st century however the trend has changed into an electronic recipe collection. And for those into healthy eating vegetarian or veganism this electronic recipe collection/swap likewise applies to them! Thats right folks the modern day computer tablet iPad or smart phone also serves as massive storage device and means of chatting with the community. Many folks enjoy typing out their favourite recipes these days and store them on their computer or electronic device (rather than printing them). I personally tend to store my recipes on my laptop these days and I take great delight in my electronic recipe collection which is continually expanding! One can find an infinite variety of vegan food recipes online these days ranging from vegan breakfasts lunches dinners main meals light meals snacks cakes desserts drinks gourmet vegan meals and quick and easy vegan recipes.