Cooked Fully Prepared Thanksgiving 2021

Published on November 2, 2020
Last modified on February 9, 2022

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By Alison Chew

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we are all looking for ways to make dinner preparation a little easier.  Whether you are hosting friends and family or staying home with your cat, you can enjoy a home-cooked, healthy Thanksgiving dinner without the shopping, prep, and stress.

Cooked brings you healthy, prepared meals using locally sourced and organic ingredients whenever possible to your door.  This year Cooked has two fully prepared Thanksgiving options including a traditional turkey dinner as well as a Whole30 Approved Thanksgiving.

Read on for more details on the Cooked Thanksgiving prepared meals.  And also check out the HelloFresh Thanksgiving box, Purple Carrot Vegan Thanksgiving, Home Chef Thanksgiving, Dinnerly Thanksgiving, Blue Apron Thanksgiving, Sunbasket Thanksgiving, and our round-up of the top all-natural turkey delivery services.  Or compare all of the Thanksgiving meal kit options.

ONLY AVAILABLE FOR DELIVERY TO CHICAGOLAND/MILWAUKEE AREA!

Cooked: Prepared Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner 2021

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Starting at $60     |    Select 2, 4, or 6 servings

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All of the ingredients for this year’s Thanksgiving meal have come from local farms including sweet potatoes came from Triple K Sweet Taters, cranberries from Ruesch Century, cornmeal is from Meadowlarks Organics, russet potatoes are from Alsum farms, and ground turkey and turkeys are from Wisconsin River Meats, located in Mauston, Wisconsin.

You can select from 2 for $60, 4 servings for $99, or 6 servings for $180.

The deadline for ordering for local delivery is Wednesday, 11/17. Deliveries will be made on Wednesday, 11/25.

Your prepared Thanksgiving meal includes:

  • Pasture-Raised Roasted Turkey (carved white and dark meat)
  • Buttery Idaho Mashed Potatoes
  • Roasted Green Beans with Almonds
  • Cornbread-Fennel Stuffing with Turkey Sausage
  • Best Gravy Ever
  • Cranberry-Orange Relish
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Pumpkin Pie

 

Cooked: Prepared Whole30 Thanksgiving Dinner 2021

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Starting at $60     |    Select 2, 4, or 6 servings

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You can select from 2 for $60, 4 servings for $99, or 6 servings for $180.

The deadline for ordering for local delivery is Wednesday, 11/17. Deliveries will be made on Wednesday, 11/25.

Your prepared Whole30 Thanksgiving meal includes:

  • Pasture-Raised Roasted Turkey (carved white and dark meat)
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Roasted Green Beans with Almonds
  • “Stuffing” with Turkey Sausage
  • Best Gravy Ever
  • Cranberry Chutney
  • Dinner Salad

 

Thanksgiving Meal Kit F.A.Q.’s

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Which meal kit service offers a full Thanksgiving dinner?

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, Stock Yards has a fully prepared dinner that feeds 8-10 people, and Gobble has a Holiday Feast for 4-6 people.

Which Thanksgiving meal kits offer just the turkey?

Home Chef and Sunbasket allow you to buy only the turkey.  There are also several meat delivery services that offer pastured-raised all-natural turkeys for Thanksgiving.  We’ve rounded up our top favorite all-natural Thanksgiving turkey providers in this blog post.

Which Thanksgiving meal kits offer sides?

Home Chef, Marley Spoon, Gobble, Sunbasket, and Dinnerly give you the option to purchase just the sides.  Stock Yards has fully prepared sides as well.

Which Thanksgiving meal kits offer dessert?

Marley Spoon, Home Chef, Gobble, and Dinnerly give you several options for a delicious home-cooked Thanksgiving dessert.  Stock Yards has fully prepared desserts as well.

Is there vegan or vegetarian Thanksgiving meal kits?

Yes!  Purple Carrot offers a full vegan Thanksgiving dinner.  Blue Apron offers a vegetarian Thanksgiving as well.

Do any of the meal kit companies have a Thanksgiving brunch?

Yes! Marley Spoon has Thanksgiving brunch meal kits on its weekly menu.

Are there any fully prepared Thanksgiving meals?

Yes!  Stock Yards has a fully prepared Thanksgiving meal.

Are there any Thanksgiving meals for just 1 or 2 people?

Yes! Dinnerly and Marley Spoon both have Thanksgiving meal kits on their weekly menu that feed 2 people.  Or they can feed 1 person with leftovers.

 

Thanksgiving Trivia

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How many of these historical Thanksgiving questions can you get right?

Questions

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?

Answers (according to History.com)

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

We hope your Thanksgiving is full of love, laughter, and great food!

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