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Spend more time with the family with these Thanksgiving catering options

No need to gobble ‘til you wobble. Let someone else do the heavy lifting at this year’s Thanksgiving feast.

A plate of food featuring turkey covered in gravy, cranberries, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and rolls.

Holly Hill and Co.'s Thanksgiving meal feeds two and can be picked up locally. | Photo courtesy of Holly Hill and Co.

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Picture this: it’s Thanksgiving morning, you’re already on your third day of food prep, and realize you never took the turkey out of the freezer. If you’re thinking, “Never again,” we’ve got you covered.

While there’s nothing like a home-cooked meal, the time spent with loved ones during this holiday season should be treasured. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite local restaurants + catering companies that will give you more quality time with your family....and wine.

For the whole family

Wallace Station, 3854 Old Frankfort Pike, Versailles | Order by Monday, Nov. 20 | Feeds 2
Enjoy a traditional Holly Hill Co. menu with all the fixins’ — we’re talking turkey breast, stuffing, cranberry sauce, rolls, and a creamy spinach casserole (a Chef Ouita Michel family recipe). Order one for an intimate dinner or a few to feed the family. Pick up is available at Zim’s Cafe and Wallace Station.

Woke Junk Vegan Food, 120 Dennis Dr. | Order by Friday, Nov. 17 | Feeds 2-8
Choose either a Mini or Family Feast of delicious eats including a choice of entrees, mac and cheez, and broccoli casserole. Oh, and did we mention everything is 100% vegan?

J. Render’s, 3191 Beaumont Centre Cir. | Order by Wednesday, Nov. 15 | Feeds 15-20
Pick from entree options like ham or turkey, countless sides (sweet potato casserole, anyone?), and desserts like bourbon bread pudding.

A roasted turkey sits on a plate.

Let Josanne’s do the home cooking for you. | Photo courtesy of Josanne’s Homestyle Kitchen

Josanne’s Homestyle Kitchen, 3449 Buckhorn Dr., Ste. 100 | Order by Friday, Nov. 17 | Feeds 10-35
Enjoy a single plate to yourself or feed the whole family with the classic soul food needed during the holidays. Choose from a Cajun-infused turkey, honey ham, as well as other staples like macaroni + cheese.

Minton’s, 260 N. Limestone | Order by Sunday, Nov. 19 | Feeds 4-8
Choose from two different Thanksgiving supper options, featuring classics like herb-roasted turkey breast + honey glazed carrots, or add on a la carte appetizers including a charcuterie board.

La Bonne Vie, 1060 Chinoe Rd #108 | Order by Wednesday, Nov. 15 | Feeds 1-6, customizable
Build-your-own experience with one of many appetizer, entree, sides, and dessert options at La Bonne Vie. Not only are its offerings gluten-free and can be made allergy friendly, but also delivered right to your door.

A large charcuterie table including fruits, cheeses, meats, and more.

Don’t mind if we graze through this eye-catching charcuterie board. | Photo courtesy of @fablelex

For when you just need a helping hand

Critchfield Meats, 398A Southland Dr.
From rolls and quiches to ham and steak, Critchfield has something for everyone at the table. Pick a la carte options or from two different sizes of family meals, both of which come with an entree, sides like mashed potatoes + corn pudding, and rolls.

Fable, 200 W. Main St.
If you just need someone to help tide over the hungry crowd, you can’t go wrong with one of these voluminous charcuterie boards from Fable. Bonus: it keeps everyone out of the kitchen.

Good Foods Co-Op, 455 Southland Dr.
Support our local co-op by picking up fresh ingredients and pre-ordering fresh or frozen turkeys, hams, or even ducks for a meal no one will forget.

Elmwood Stock Farm, 3520 Paris Pike
The perfect place to stock up on veggies for your favorite sides, but its organic, heritage breed turkeys steal the show and have been featured in “Cooks Illustrated.” Plus, they also offer poultry rub + brine kits to make your day even easier.

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