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By Alison Chew
Blue Apron wants to make incredible home cooking easy and accessible to everyone. This Thanksgiving Blue Apron will offer a Thanksgiving meal kit for the first time as well as a curated wine bundle.
This year Blue Apron has two Thanksgiving meal kits available. Both options come with fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions on how to prepare your feast.
Read on for more details on the Blue Apron Thanksgiving meal kits. And also check out the HelloFresh Thanksgiving box, Purple Carrot Vegan Thanksgiving, Home Chef Thanksgiving, Dinnerly Thanksgiving, Marley Spoon Thanksgiving, and our round-up of the top all-natural turkey delivery services. Or compare all of the Thanksgiving meal kit options.
Your first option is a full turkey dinner meal kit. It includes a boneless, spiced turkey breast as well as pimento cheese-style mashed potatoes, sage gravy and cranberry relish, roasted carrots in ginger syrup, mushroom-braised collard greens, cheesy cornbread, and dessert.
Your second option allows you to mix and match dishes. You have a choice of pork roast, sides, and dessert. This meal kit includes everything you need to make spiced pork roast for two, pimento cheese-style mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry relish, and dessert. Optional side dish add-ons and wine bundle are available for an additional fee.
Blue Apron will also have a Holiday Feast Favorites wine bundle featuring a selection of four red and two white wines to complement its Thanksgiving dishes.
Several meal kit services offer full Thanksgiving feasts. HelloFresh offers both a full turkey dinner as well as a beef tenderloin dinner, Purple Carrot offers a vegan dinner, Home Chef offers dinner for 6, Blue Apron offers dinner for 8, and Marley Spoon and Dinnerly offer meal kits that feed 2 or 4 people.
Home Chef allows you to buy only the turkey. There are also several meat delivery services that offer pastured-raise all-natural turkeys for Thanksgiving. We’ve rounded up our top favorite all-natural Thanksgiving turkey providers in this blog post.
How many of these historical Thanksgiving questions can you get right?
1. When was the first recorded Thanksgiving?
2. Thanksgiving always falls on which day?
3. How many days was the first Thanksgiving?
4. What percentage of Americans will serve turkey on Thanksgiving?
5. Which of these was NOT on the first Thanksgiving menu? Swans, dessert, seal, or lobster
6. How long is the parade route of the famous New York City Macy’s Day parade?
1. 1621, but Thanksgiving didn’t become a national holiday until 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln declared it one and that it should be held every November.
“In 1621 the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.”
2. Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday of the month.
3. According to Pilgrim chronicler Edward Winslow, “whom for three days we entertained and feasted”, the answer is 3 days!
4. Around 88-90% of Americans will serve a turkey, roasted, baked, or deep-fried according to the National Turkey Federation.
5. Dessert! Because of dwindling sugar supplies and no oven, there were no pies, cakes, or desserts on the first Thanksgiving.
6. 2.5 miles around New York City with 2-3 million spectators