There are some nights you want to hit! the! town!—to grab drinks with friends, pay too much money for not-good-enough food, and fall asleep without changing into your pajamas.
There are other nights when you'd rather ignore those text messages or play sick. You want to sneak your feet into wool socks and make yourself something homey that you can eat from the pan.
The next time you don't know whether you want to go out, consider these 12 recipes our permission to stay in (and sleep late the next morning).