Guilty Pleasures

Cheddar Bay Biscuit Mix from Red Lobster: As Good as the Real Thing?

The Guilty Pleasure:Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuit Mix Where To Get It: Your favorite grocery store The Price: About $2.25 (plus a couple pantry staples) What It Really Costs: Depends on your feelings about baking mixes (and partially hydrogenated oil).

If you've been reading my Guilty Pleasures articles for a while, you'll know that I don't find much pleasure in dinner at Red Lobster. The kitchen plays it too safe for my taste, churning out dishes that mainstream Americans adore, but just make me yawn. There is, however, one exception.

It's those Cheddar Bay Biscuits.

As I'd mentioned before, they're universally loved for a simple reason: Warm, soft carbs bathed in garlic butter are delicious. The one problem is that you have to Red Lobster to get them. Or at least, you once had to step outside of your house. Not anymore.