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.