Don’t want to cook? These local businesses are offering Thanksgiving to go.
The clocks went back Sunday but we are still racing toward Thanksgiving Day. With turkey day just over two weeks ahead, the heat is on to plan and prepare. Whether you’re filling the house with guests or opting for a quiet night at home with your immediate family, there are lots of local options to help you get the job done, no matter how big or small.
Below, we rounded up the locally-owned small businesses—all within a 10-minute drive of North Salem—that are offering Thanksgiving menus to-go.
Annie’s Home Delivery
Fans of local mom Christiane Stamp’s home food delivery service will be thrilled to know she’s offering a special Thanksgiving menu, in partnership with locally owned Cole’s Cakes. Annie’s menu takes care of all of your sides while Cole’s Cakes handles desserts — an especially good option if you’ll have gluten-free guests. Annie’s sides include her popular kale salad, sweet potato casserole, roasted root veggies and sausage corn bread stuffing. Cole’s is serving up gluten-free cinnamon roll loaf cake, gluten-free pumpkin pie and carrot cake with cream cheese glaze. Order online for delivery Wednesday, November 23.
Connecticut-based grocery chain Caraluzzi's is offering Thanksgiving catering through November 28. Orders are available for pickup from November 19 through 28. Options include starters, sides and desserts only, a traditional meal for 8-10, boneless turkey breast meals, beef tenderloin, lasagna and more.
DeCicco's has an extensive holiday menu that includes gourmet dinners, pasta and entrees, soups and sides, desserts and breads and more. Their Thanksgiving Feast Turkey Package is $299 for up to 6 people or $499 for up to 12 people and includes everything you need to serve up a Thanksgiving dinner from start to finish.
Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard
Harvest Moon has partnered with Goffle Road Poultry Farm, a 4th generation family farm located in Wycoff, NJ. Their farm-raised birds are 100% antibiotic and hormone free and spend their lives foraging on open pasture. There are two size ranges and two pick-up days available. Small turkeys are 15-19 pounds and large are 20-25 pounds. Price is $6.50 per pound. Orders can be picked up on Tuesday, 11/22 or Wednesday, 11/23.
Hayfields is offering farm-raised turkeys from Campanelli and Greenane Farms in upstate New York. Prices range from $9.99 - $11.95 per pound. Round out your menu with a selection of potatoes, veggies, stuffing and soups, sauces and gravy. Bread is also available to order from Freshly Baked Bread Co. Orders can be picked up or delivered locally on Tuesday, November 22 or Wednesday, November 23.
Purdys Farmer & The Fish
The popular restaurant offers a full Thanksgiving menu fit to feed a crowd. Heirloom bronze turkeys are available for $169.95 (16-18 lbs), and appetizers including lobster cocktail, crab cakes and charcuterie boards will round out your menu and feed just about any appetite. Those who don’t like turkey can choose from filet mignon or cedar planked salmon. All orders must be placed by 5:00 p.m., Monday, November 21 and can be picked up on Wednesday, November 23 between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Salem Golf Club
The Club is offering starters, main dishes and desserts available for pickup on Wednesday, November 23. You don’t have to be a member to place an order. Highlights include mini cheddar biscuits, boneless turkey breast, garlic mashed potatoes and apple pie. Orders must be placed by November 17.
Salinger’s has nearly 20 different flavors of pies available, ranging from traditional apple (they have four different kinds) and pumpkin (two kinds) to the more unique, such as coconut custard and key lime. If pie sampling is your thing, you may be interested in their 6” mini pies. Back to the main event: Salinger’s is offering turkeys and spiral hams. Turkeys are $3.99 per pound and range in size from 10-26 pounds. Hams go for $5.49 per pound and are between 8-11 pounds.