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Home is where the heart is, and also, perhaps more importantly, where the PJs are. If you want to settle in in the comfort of your own dining/living room for Turkey Day this year, but don't have the energy or culinary finesse to whip up your own feast, these area restaurants are doing the work for you. Here's where to grab to-go meals:
Swig & Swine
S&S is here for all your T-giving needs. Order from proteins including whole turkey ($80) , turkey breast ($65), whole pork butts ($36 per butt), or certified Angus beef brisket ($125 whole brisket); sides (half pan $35 and full pan $65) including mac and cheese, baked potato salad, collard greens, green bean casserole, corn pudding, sweet potatoes with marshmallows and pecans; and banana pudding ($35-$65) coconut custard pie, pumpkin pie, and chocolate pecan pie (all pies $20). Order deadline is Nov. 18 and orders can be picked up Thanksgiving Day (Thurs. Nov. 22) from 10 a.m. to noon. Call the West Ashley (843) 225-3805 and Mt. Pleasant (843) 416-7368 locations to place your order today.
Hamby is offering a pick-up menu with a sweet silver lining — they promise to donate one meal to a family in need via the Lowcountry Food Bank for each Thanksgiving package. The Gobble Gobble Thanksgiving package ($165) serves up to eight people and includes familiar Turkey Day dishes and dressings, and the Upgraded Gobble Gobble ($181) package includes a whole bourbon-roasted turkey and muscadine chutney. There is also an a la carte menu (price varies) which allows you to select individual sides, desserts, and extra fixings. Hamby is now accepting orders through Fri. Nov. 16 at noon and items will be available for pickup Wed. Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Harbinger has several options for you to bring home this holiday season. Order the Thanksgiving Goodie Box ($35) filled with pumpkin macaroons, molasses and black sesame cookies, and apple spice oat bars; the pumpkin pecan cheese pie ($40) made with honey, honeyed pecans, sharp cheddar and whipped ricotta in spelt crust; avocado pie ($40) with spelt crust, avocado, and citrus filling; broccoli cheddar or vegetable quiche ($40); and Nori Brussels, Chermoula carrot, and butternut squash salads ($35 each). The deadline to order is Fri. Nov. 16 and orders can be picked up between Nov. 19 and Nov. 21 until noon.
Ms. Rose's is rolling out a special menu of seasonal cakes and pies just in time for you to stuff your face. Choose from a range of classics like gluten free pumpkin spice cake with coffee cream cheese frosting ($50), honey apple bundt cake ($25), pumpkin pie ($20), apple and cheddar pie ($22), and German chocolate pie ($25).
Home Team BBQ
At Home Team, you can order (for delivery or pick-up) smoked turkey and ham by the pound plus sides like potato gratin, mashed sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, gravy, and rolls. Expect 72 hours for all orders.
Life Raft Treats
Stick to the the sweets this Thanksgiving and order some ice cream based or inspired delights from Life Raft Treats. The pies include: pumpkin pie ($25) has a flaky, buttery crust and is made with the pumpkin maple layer cake ice cream; the pecan pie ($25) is made with Horsecreek Honey Farms honey, cream, butter, Bulls Bay Saltworks sea salt, pecans, and Storey Farms eggs baked in a hand rolled all-butter crust (pairs well with their Alabama Crack apple pie sundae ice cream); and the apple pie ($25) has a lattice top "sparkling with sanding sugar and flaky with pure butteriness" stuffed with apples from Holt Orchard, pairing best with Life Raft vanilla or brown butter pean ice cream. And finally, the Holy Grail, the Wongducken ($50). Inspired by Turduckens, this sweet treat is a beast, made to resemble a turkey (!) and fit to serve 12-15 people. The core is butterscotch sauce surrounded by layers of cranberry sorbet, and chocolate and vanilla ice cream coated in caramelized white chocolate and rolled in cornflakes.
Merc and Mash
Mercantile is offering a to-go deal that feeds 6-8 people ($195) prepared by chef Tim Morton. Each order comes with a roasted Joyce Farms free range turkey (with an autumn spice rub or chestnut bourbon glaze), plus cranberry sauce, natural turkey jus, salad, three sides, and one pie. Items can also be ordered a la carte.
Guests can choose a Thanksgiving family meal ($120) for 12 people that includes a whole smoked turkey, five different options of traditional sides, and pumpkin pie. Or order any Thanksgiving items a la carte. Have a bunch of family in town the night before? Order a bulk take out package that feeds up to 10 people and includes barbecue pork, smoked chicken, sides, and Sticky sauces.
Order your Thanksgiving dinner from Halls for four people ($180), eight people ($360), or 12 people ($540). All dinners include stuffing, mashed potatoes, whipped sweet potatoes or creamed corn casserole, sautéed green beans or green bean casserole, roasted veggies, and dinner rolls. Order must be placed by Nov. 16 and can be picked up Wed. Nov. 21 or 22.
John Lewis is whipping up pre-orders for a variety of the restaurant's signature dishes. Order smoked turkey breasts, whole briskets, and the infamous green chile corn pudding. Orders will be available for pickup Wed. Nov. 21.
You can pre-order you T-giving meal from Saltwater Cowboys until Sun. Nov. 18. and pick up starts Wed. Nov. 21. Choose from a whole smoked turkey ($80), smoked turkey breast ($65), whole pork butt ($40); sides ranging in price from $7.99-$40 including dinner rolls, sweet potato souffle, mac and cheese, stuffing, cranberry sauce, red rice, and more; plus Grandma Carol's coconut cake ($60) or pumpkin pie ($40). Or, order an entire meal for $199 that includes a whole turkey, a quart of gravy, half a pan of stuffing, a quart of cranberry sauce, and four quart sides of your choice.
Rodney Scott's BBQ Thanksgiving meals are now officially available for pre-order; choose from pit cooked turkeys ($80) and a selection of sides ($18 half gallon, $35 full gallon) including collards, mac and cheese, potato salad, and coleslaw. Orders will be taken until Nov. 15 and can be picked up Nov. 19-21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or between 8 and 9 p.m.
Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
Order handy dandy meal kits from CHLB. Pick up Wed. Nov. 21 or wait to get your biscuit on and pick up Fri. Nov. 23 (Black Friday munchies will be sated easily with these). Choose from the Baker's Batch ($54.95), two baker's dozens plus a choice of two sides including jam, pimento cheese, or honey; But First Biscuits ($54.95) — choose from two dozen sweet potato biscuits, two dozen cinnamon stickies, or mix and match, plus four coffees or one bag of Callie's Blend Coffee; and the Wake, Bake, and Feast (prices vary) which comes with four boxes of frozen biscuits and choice of one side including jars of jam, pimento cheese, or honey.
Order a house smoked whole turkey ($60-$70), sides ($30-$60) including mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, collard greens, traditional mac and cheese, dressing, and gravy. Order by Mon. Nov. 19 and pick up between 1 and 8 p.m. on Wed. Nov. 21
Baker & The Farmer
Johns Island sweet spot Baker & The Farmer has Thanksgiving treats like cakes, cheesecakes, pies, and savory selections like an whole turkey plus traditional sides. Specialty packages include a dessert option ($135) with three pies of your choice and two dozen cookies; a morning themed package ($175) with one coffee cake tray, a dozen mini biscuits, a dozen mini cinnamon rolls, and two quiche; and the big Kahuna ($450) with an eight pound smoked turkey and "all the fixins,'" two pies, two dozen cookies, two quiche, and dozen mini cinnamon rolls. Packages require one week notice.
Poogan's Smokehouse is offering pre-orders for smoked turkey, pork, ribs, and wings, along with sides and whole pies. Orders must be places by 5 p.m. Mon. Nov. 19.day