‘Tis the season of burnt pumpkin pies, bland green bean casseroles and Thanksgiving to go orders. Here are a list of places that’ll have you covered if your only kitchen specialties involve processed cheese powder and Wonder Bread.
You may know that you can order a full meal Thanksgiving to go from Cracker Barrel, but here are a few local spots that’ll have you covered when you burn your third pumpkin pie.
:: Karefree Produce: Name a Thanksgiving dish and they probably have it. Order Thanksgiving to go from Karefree Produce and get everything from a deep fried turkey to green bean casserole and corn bread dressing. We’ll warn you, though — get your orders in ASAP to guarantee your meal. Call 910-947-3825 to place your order.
:: Pinehurst Resort: Forget the mess of cooking altogether with a full Thanksgiving meal from Pinehurst Resort. Meals include: mixed field greens salad, rolls, cornbread, turkey and gravy, stuffing, sweet potatoes, whipped potatoes, medley vegetables, cranberry relish and two choices of pies and dressings. The cost is $300 for delivery and $260 for pickup. Order cutoff: Nov. 22. Call 910-295-6811 ext. 67567 to order.
:: C.Cups Cupcakery: Trade the pie for cupcakes and order C.Cups to go for Thanksgiving. Choose from flavors like pumpkin pie, pumpkin latte, oh my gourd, apple pie a’la cupcake, sweet potato, cheesecake and more. Call 910-621-3299 (Pinehurst) or 910-246-2877 (Southern Pines) to order.
:: Spoon Licker’s Catering: Order classic Thanksgiving side dishes from Spoon Licker’s and forget the hassle of perfecting that sweet potato casserole. Place your order online by Nov. 26.
:: Lynette’s Bakery and Cafe: Order your family a Thanksgiving flan (original, pumpkin spice or spiced apple), or pick up a half dozen or a dozen cupcakes in time for the holiday. Cupcake flavors include apple pie with cinnamon buttercream, pumpkin spice, sweet potato, red velvet, and vanilla and chocolate with Thanksgiving sprinkles. Cupcakes are boxed and available in the shop or you can pre-order, but flan must be pre-ordered. Order cutoff: Nov. 26 for Nov. 27 pickup (note: Shop closes at 1 p.m. on Nov. 27). Call 910-420-8226 to order.