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Take out Thanksgiving feasts let you eat at home without the work

Marie Callender’s and other restaurants are selling take-home Thanksgiving feasts that can be reheated and eaten in the privacy of your home. Options include turkey, ham, all the sides and pie.
Marie Callender’s and other restaurants are selling take-home Thanksgiving feasts that can be reheated and eaten in the privacy of your home. Options include turkey, ham, all the sides and pie. SPECIAL TO THE BEE

Dining out isn’t the only option for people who don’t want to cook a full Thanksgiving meal.

Many restaurants offer full take-out feasts that can be reheated and eaten in the coziness of your own home.

Order these in advance.

Campagnia: The local restaurant is preparing two types of take-home meals each serving six to eight people. A turkey dinner with a 12-pound turkey and lots of sides and pumpkin pie costs $130. A dinner with a 10-pound herb-roasted rib roast costs $260 and comes with all the sides and pie.

The deadline to order is Sunday, Nov. 22. Call (559) 433-3300.

Elbow Room: The Fig Garden Village restaurant offers a meal that feeds eight and includes a 14-pound turkey (with a thermometer) for $119. It also has mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and yams.

To order: (559) 227-1234.

Mimi’s Cafe has several take-out options, including a meal that feeds eight to 10 people with maple pumpkin pie for $89.99. A “just the sides” package costs $12 or $18 and a brunch at home package includes quiche, croissants or muffins and fruit for $42.99.

To order: Use the online form or call the Fresno restaurant at (559)439-2669.

Marie Callender’s has five take-home feasts to choose from, including turkey and ham, ranging in price from $99.99 to $149.99. Ham, turkey and sides are also for sale individually.

To order: Go online to www.mariecallenders.com/holiday-guide or call your nearest Marie Callender’s.

Whole Foods has at least six Thanksgiving meals to choose from, including a classic dinner, one for small families and vegan and vegetarian options. Prices range from $39.99 for a vegan dinner for two to $289.99 for a large heirloom turkey dinner for 12.

Order online or call (559) 241-0300.

Sprouts offers four prepared Thanksgiving meals, including a natural turkey meal, spiral-sliced ham and a boneless rib roast meal. Prices range from $29.99 for the boneless turkey breast meal that serves two to $79.99 for the rib roast serving six to eight people.

Order online or call the Fresno Sprouts at (559) 256-1735.

Save Mart sells a turkey and ham dinner with five to six sides and a choice of pumpkin or apple pie. Both cost $49.99 and feed four to eight people.

Order online at savemart.com or by calling your local store.

Vons also sells a turkey or ham dinner with sides feeding six to eight people for $49.99 each.

Order online at http://vons.safeway.com/ or at your local store.

Bethany Clough: 559-441-6431, @BethanyClough

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