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Can’t Cook? Even You Can Serve a Yummy Thanksgiving Dinner!

November 23, 2020

If you are like me, “Culinary Expert” is not apart of your repertoire and just thinking the phrase “Thanksgiving Dinner” makes you anxious. What if I told you that it doesn’t have to be that way? Since this Thanksgiving will be different due to the Pandemic. Instead of feeding 15 people, you might find yourself feeding 4 people or less with close friends and immediate family.

There are many options for culinary novices out there that some only require having an oven and a microwave. There are even some restaurant chains and grocery store chains that are offering different catering and take out meals options.


Let’s start with the most important dish, the Turkey! At your local grocery stores you can find pre made Turkey Breast with Gravy from Hormel. You can get “Family Size” or “Personal Size.” All you need is a microwave to have the taste of a delicious Thanksgiving turkey.

If you are like me, you are mostly enthusiastic of side dishes. There are a plethora of options for side dishes that do not require you to go crazy in your kitchen.

Bob Evans sells microwaveable Mashed Potatoes and Macaroni and Cheese. If you are looking for Mashed Sweet Potatoes, they are available too from Hormel.

If you are looking to include some healthier side dishes as well, you cannot forget your steamable veggies and cranberry sauce!

Missing your carbs? A staple to any Thanksgiving feast is Pillsbury’s Biscuits. All you need to do is put them in the oven and you have savory and delicious biscuits. Make sure you do not forget to dunk them in gravy.

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Last but not least, do not forget the pumpkin pie! You could purchase the frozen pie or you could go to your local supermarket and pick up a fresh one.

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To make things even easier, you can have your groceries delivered right to your door if you utilize services such as InstaCart, Shipt and Wal-Mart Grocery Delivery.

Take Out

If you do not want the headache of heating up multiple foods and grocery shopping, why not try something easier than pre-made. Take out. Franchise Restaurants are offering to go Thanksgiving meals for you and your entire family to eat and enjoy.

Boston Market

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Cracker Barrel

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Buca De Beppo

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Are you wanting spaghetti and meatballs as a side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner? Then Buca de Beppo has you covered. This meal includes all of your classic favorites including spaghetti and meatballs.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

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Golden Corral

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Uber Eats is offering a “Churkey” for anyone that is not a fan of Turkey can order a Thanksgiving dinner through Uber Eats Delivery from Popeye’s.


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Make your Thanksgiving easy this year! Gobble, Gobble.

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