Not everyone loves the challenge of making an entire Thanksgiving dinner. Sometimes you just want to pop everything in the oven, relax and watch football. For those of you who aren’t interested in spending the day in the kitchen, there are several restaurants and grocery stores that offer full pre-cooked dinners. It’s also worth noting many of these businesses offer the same options for Christmas.
For $99.99, you can have the fast food fav’s Cajun-Style Turkey delivered right to your door. It feeds 8-12 and features “hand-rubbed & infused with our signature blend of Louisiana seasonings.” Keep in mind, this is Popeyes, so you have to order well in advance to ensure you get your turkey.
Ham and prime rib meals range from $139.99 to $189.99.
According to allrecipes, the popular big box store has a $200 Thanksgiving meal that includes a five-pound turkey breast; one and a half pounds of mashed potatoes and mac and cheese; two pounds of stuffing, sweet corn, and green beans; a jar of cranberry relish; eight ounces of gravy; 12 dinner rolls; an 8-inch apple pie; and an 8-inch pumpkin pie.
As far as we’re concerned, any meal that includes two pies is a winner.
Bob Evans has meals featuring turkey, ham and pot roast, feeding four to 10 people depending on what dinner you order.
They all include “bread & celery dressing, corn, our famous mashed potatoes with gravy, freshly baked rolls, green beans with ham.” Larger meals offer multiple desserts, as well as cranberry relish, macaroni & cheese, pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie.
The rotisserie chicken chain accepts holiday meal orders through Dec. 31. According to USA Today, premium turkey or ham is $18.49 per person, while deluxe turkey or ham is $16.99 per person. These dinners are available for a maximum of 10 people. Sides and dessert can be added.
HoneyBaked Ham’s Thanksgiving Dinner can be picked up or delivered from a local store or shipped directly to you. For $164.99, the meal features a choice of Bone-In Half Ham or Oven-Roasted Whole Turkey; Green Bean Casserole; Country Cornbread Stuffing; and Savory Gravy.
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The Italian restaurant’s Traditional Thanksgiving Feast is available hot or cold. The small, which feeds three people is $105.00, while the large, made for six people, is $160.00. It features “Sliced White Meat Turkey, Homestyle Gravy, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Spicy Italian Sausage Stuffing, Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce & Pumpkin Pie.” Meals must be picked up Nov. 13–23.
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For $195, you can get a Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner that serves four and includes “choice of salad, roasted turkey (half breast portion), homemade gravy, traditional cranberry relish, cornbread-herb stuffing, your choice of two family style sides and pumpkin cheesecake.”
Pumpkin cheesecake are the magic words.
Everyone has their own holiday traditions, so if you want a simple meal without any bells and whistles, Denny’s has the Turkey & Dressing Dinner Pack. Serving four people, the dinner includes “turkey breast; savory bread stuffing; red-skinned mashed potatoes; turkey gravy; cranberry sauce; and a choice of fresh steamed broccoli or corn.”
If you’re looking to go upscale and ridiculously expensive for the holidays, Whole Foods has Thanksgiving meals ranging in price from $99.99 to $539.99. The meals range from small simple offerings to larger more elaborate dinners. The grocery store also has appetizer trays, vegan choices, desserts and baked goods.
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