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Tuesday's Top 10: Thanksgiving Dinners That Are Ready to Heat & Eat!

A relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving is only a phone call away!

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Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away!  Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday designed to get friends and family together. The best way to give thanks to your family this year is with a delicious feast.  Tired of all the preparation, cooking, and clean up at home for Thanksgiving? How does a delicious and juicy sliced Turkey with all the fixin's sound? Don't think of it as takeout turkey.  Leave the cooking to the professionals and just enjoy being thankful.
 
Are you looking to serve a traditional roasted turkey or do your guests have more adventurous palates?  Turkey options include deep-fried turkey, slow-smoked barbeque turkey, vegetarian Tofurkey, or turducken.  Check out the extensive menus and place your order in advance - there are plenty of local restaurants & caterers offering exciting To-Go Turkey Day options this year.  Be sure to check their deadline dates, and then pick-it up the day before or in some cases on Thanksgiving.  Follow the reheating instructions and eat.  
 
Don’t stress over Thanksgiving dinner. Use this list of caterers and grocery stores offering prepared Thanksgiving Meals, sides, appetizers, and desserts. A relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving is only a phone call away!
 
  • Zorn's
    4321 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage (516) 731-5500
    All items are packed in microwave and oven ready trays.
  • Uncle Giuseppe"s Marketplace
    Locations in Smithtown, Port Jeff Station, East Meadow, Massapequa and Port Washington
    Complete dinner feeds 12-14 people.  A la carte menu options are also available.
  • Ivarone Bros. 
    Locations in New Hyde Park, Woodbury and Wantagh
    Both complete dinner packages and trays of individual menu items are available at all locations. 
  • Whole Foods Market 
    Locations in Lake Grove, Jericho and Manhasset
    Their menu includes classic dinner packages as well as Tofurkey options.
  • The Culinary Studio 
    136 Wall Street, Huntington (631) 385-8500  
    Delicious Maryland turkeys are served up carved and packaged for reheating.
  • Elegant Eating
    739 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown (631) 360-2211
    Order their special Family Thanksgiving Dinner or choose from the extensive separate dishes.
  • The Happy Hostess 
    318 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Center (516) 766-1046
    They make sure that Thanksgiving is the most delicious holiday of the year.
  • Grace's Marketplace 
    81 Glen Cove Road, Glen Cove (516) 621-5100
    Turkey options include traditional roasted or a boneless turkey breast.  They feature a menu of delicious choices.
  • Ben's Deli 
    Locations in Carle Place, Greenvale and Woodbury.  
    Kosher Thanksgiving dinners can be brought home or eaten in their restaurants.
  • Maple Tree 
    820 W. Main Street, Riverhead (631) 727-2819
    Choose from roasted, smoked, or half smoked turkeys served carved or whole.

 

How will your family celebrate Thanksgiving 2012?  
Let us know on LongIsland.com Forum
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