Guide for Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go
Make Thanksgiving Dinner stress-free this year and actually enjoy your time around the table. There are some wonderfully convenient Puget Sound locations that let you order on-line, heat and serve up a delicious holiday feast!
Located in three areas of Seattle, Kirkland, and Tacoma, Metropolitan Market makes it easy. Order online no later than November 21, and pick up your pre-baked Thanksgiving dinner. Warm it up for your holiday meal. Their meal, which serves approximately 6 – 8, and costs $129.99, includes an all-natural, free range turkey (fully cooked), cranberry-orange sauce, gravy, rolls, pumpkin pie, and a choice of three sides, including Yukon mashed potatoes, sage stuffing, french green beans or roasted yams. Extra sides can be purchased separately.
PCC Natural Markets
With nine area locations, including Seattle, Edmonds, Redmond, Kirkland and Issaquah, PCC Natural Markets has a variety of holiday meals for online ordering. You must order 48 hours prior to pick-up. The pre-cooked, all natural meals from PCC include a turkey, ham or vegan Field Roast meal for Thanksgiving. The dinners serve 8 – 10 people, or 12 – 16, depending on which size meal you choose. Meals come with 2 sides from their Veggies & Salads menu; 2 sides from the Potatoes & More menu; and 1 pie. Or you can order just deli-made sides to accompany your family recipe for turkey. Full meals range from $89.99 (for the Vegan meal) to $149.99 (for the large Turkey meal).
Whole Foods Market
With three locations in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Vancouver, WA, you can order your fresh holiday turkey or an entire meal either online starting November 9 or in-store November 10. At your Whole Foods location, on Thursday, November 10, it’s A Taste of Thanksgiving from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. For a $5/person donation, you can sample all that Whole Foods will be fixing for their holiday meals, including vegan and gluten free options. Proceeds go to help Solid Ground. Whole Foods’ Traditional Holiday Dinner serves 8, and includes: a fully cooked all Natural Oven Roasted Diestel Turkey (10 to 12 pounds), Fresh Green Beans with Shallots and Herbs (1 1/2 pounds), Savory Herb Stuffing (4 pounds), Mashed Potatoes (4 pounds), Turkey Gravy (1 quart), Classic Cranberry Relish (1 pint), Dinner Rolls (12 each) and a Traditional Pumpkin Pie (1 each) for $119.99. The organic version of the Traditional Holiday Dinner is $129.99.
Marlene’s Market & Deli
A locally owned natural foods store with locations in Federal Way (253.839.0933) and Tacoma 253.472.4080, Marlene’s can take phone or in-person orders no later than 4:00pm on Sunday, November 20. Orders are available for pick-up from Monday, November 21 to Wednesday, November 23, no later than 4:00pm. Marlene’s offers a small, “Dinner for Two” that includes a roasted turkey breast, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cranberry orange chutney, green beans almondine, cornbread stuffing and a mini pumpkin pie for $24.99. Their Spiral-Cut Ham Dinner ($109.99) and Small Turkey Dinner ($99.99) serve 6 – 8 , while the Large Turkey Dinner ($159.99) serves 12 – 14. Both the small and large dinners include up to three side dishes and a whole pie. Marlene’s offers many Gluten-Free and Vegan side dishes and desserts.
Costco members can order online “Thanksgiving Dinner in a Box” before Novmeber 18 for $149.99. It’s complete Thanksgiving dinner that comes 2 – 3 days after you order it, ready to heat and serve in about an hour! The turkey dinner contains a fully cooked 12-13 lb. herb rubbed turkey and 5 side dishes: 2 trays of silky garlic confit mashed potatoes, 2 trays of sweet baby carrots in butter and dill, 2 trays of crisp and buttery greens beans with toasted almonds, 2 trays of sweet potatoes in maple glaze, and 2 trays of hearty gravy. This meal should comfortably feed 8 people. Plus you receive a $20 Costco cash card, to pick up beverages or pies at your local store.
Dinners Done Right
With two locations, including Tacoma and Lacey, this locally owned, prepare-ahead kitchen puts together a meal that you take home and bake. Their claim is that the entire meal can be table ready in three hours or less. They have a Prime Rib Dinner ($119.95) that feeds 6 -8, and includes Prime Rib, Baby Bakers, Seasoned Vegetables, Dinner Rolls, Au Jus and your choice of Seasonal Pie. Or choose the Herbed Turkey Breast Dinner($89.95) or Cranberry Glaze Turkey Breast Dinner ($89.99) that includes Mashed Potatoes, Dressing, Turkey Gravy, Seasoned Vegetables, Dinner Rolls, Cranberry Citrus Sauce and your choice of Seasonal Pie. Order conveniently online and pick up at the store.
Traditionally known for their hams, at holiday time, Honeybaked offers whole turkeys and turkey breast as well. With locations in Olympia, Puyallup, Tacoma and Bellevue, ordering is easily done online (except for the Bellevue location). A whole roasted turkey that serves 11 – 13 is $39.99 and the pre-sliced turkey breast is around $20.00 and serves 6 – 8, depending on its weight. There are plenty of Heat & Share Sides to go with your entrée, including the traditional Sweet Potato Soufflé and Green Bean Casserole. There are also pies, cheesecakes and other desserts to choose from.