9 Takeout Classics, Done At Home

12/05/2011 01:03 pm ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

In the mood for something exotic? Want those punches of garlic, spice and heat?

Put down the phone. You can do it yourself.

Here are 10 classic takeout dishes -- Thai, Indian, Japanese, Vietnamese and everything in between -- that are easy to make at home, and much better for it. Now, whip out your fancy china. No cartons allowed.

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9 Takeout Classics, Done at Home