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- Thanksgiving is less than a week away, but there’s still time to order all or part of the Big Meal.
- Online marketplaces like Goldbelly and Williams Sonoma offer unique options that ship quickly.
- If you’re up for doing some of the cooking (but none of the prep), meal delivery services like Home Chef also have options.
Look, I don’t know about you, but it’s the third Thanksgiving since the start of the pandemic and I’m tired. If you’re tired too, let me unburden you: it’s ok to outsource all or part of your Thanksgiving meal.
In fact, that’s exactly what I’m doing this year. My husband is recovering from surgery and it will just be the two of us for dinner this year, so I’m buying my turkey fully smoked and ready to eat from a local BBQ place and I ordered a few desserts from Goldbelly. I feel so much lighter knowing that I only have to worry about cooking a few sides — and to be honest, we’ll probably end up with a better meal than if I attempted to cook every piece of it.
Below you’ll find a range of options that can help make preparing the Big Meal a little easier. There are meal delivery kit services like Home Chef for those who are down to cook but daunted by menu planning and grocery shopping. There’s curated marketplaces like Goldbelly if you’re looking for a few special dishes to round out your meal. And, finally, there’s places like Williams Sonoma that will take care of the full feast for you.