Home Chef Thanksgiving

Published on September 23, 2020
Last modified on April 29, 2021

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By Alison Chew

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family and friends, eat a lot of food, and for many watch football.  Thanksgiving dinner, which traditionally features a main dish usually turkey or beef, with several sides including mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, and cranberry sauce followed by a dessert like a pumpkin or an apple pie or cheesecake can take all day to prepare.  Creating this feast can be a daunting task even for the most experienced home chef, but have no fear Thanksgiving meal kits are here!

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

Home Chef Thanksgiving 2020

Have you seen the Home Chef menu for the week of November 23rd?  They have created an amazing selection of Thanksgiving favorites for you to choose from.  If you love making sides or are asking friends and family to bring them you can order a turkey complete with step-by-step instructions.  Or if getting up at 5am to get the bird in the oven is your jam, you can order a pair of delicious sides to make Thanksgiving dinner prep a breeze.

Home Chef Thanksgiving: The Turkey


Select the “Thanksgiving Turkey Breast Roast” and dinner will be on the table in between 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours.  Best of all there is no bone which makes carving and clean up a snap!

This entree serves 6 and costs $44.98, or just over $7 per person.  You can order this entree a la carte or combine with the sides and dessert below to create your Thanksgiving feast.

  • Serves 6
  • $44.98
  • Free shipping with orders $49+
  • Can be ordered a la carte or with sides and dessert
  • Delivered week of 11/23
  • Subscription required but can cancel any time
  • See available coupons >>

Home Chef Thanksgiving: The Sides



Choose from white cheddar & sage biscuits, sage & cranberry stuffing, green bean casserole, and loaded mashed potatoes.  Each side serves 6 and costs $15.98, or just over $2 per serving.  Sides can be ordered a la carte so that you can pick and choose exactly what’s right for your Thanksgiving meal.

Choose from:

  • White Cheddar & Sage Biscuits with Honey Butter
  • Pecan, Sage & Cranberry Stuffing
  • Caramelized Onion Green Bean Casserole
  • Loaded Mashed Potatoes with cheddar, bacon, and green onions


Each side:

  • Serves 6
  • $15.98 each
  • Free shipping with orders $49+
  • Can be ordered a la carte or with turkey and dessert
  • Delivered week of 11/23
  • Subscription required but can cancel any time
  • See available coupons >>

Home Chef Thanksgiving: The Dessert


HomeChef finishes off dinner with a delicious homemade warm apple cranberry crumble.  This dessert is $15.98 and serves 6 people.  All you need to add is vanilla ice cream and maybe some whipped cream!

  • Serves 6
  • $15.98 each
  • Free shipping with orders $49+
  • Can be ordered a la carte or with turkey and sides
  • Delivered week of 11/23
  • Subscription required but can cancel any time
  • See available coupons >>


All in, your Home Chef Thanksgiving meal, including the turkey, four sides, and dessert, will run you around $20 per person/$125 total for 6 people.  And think of all of the time you will get back in your day to spend with the family.  Add in a pumpkin pie and you are all set!

Be sure to order your Home Chef Thanksgiving meal kit with turkey and sides by the week of November 16th, as all items ship the week of November 23rd, to ensure delivery before the big day.

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Thanksgiving Meal Kit F.A.Q.’s


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 2 dinners that feed 6-8 people, and Marley Spoon and Dinnerly offer meal kits that feed 2 or 4 people.

Which meal kit service allows you to select only the turkey?

Home Chef and Sunbasket allow 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.

Which meal kit service allows you to select only Thanksgiving sides?

Home Chef, Marley Spoon, Gobble, Sunbasket, and Dinnerly give you the option to purchase just the sides.

Which meal kit service offers only Thanksgiving dessert?

Marley Spoon, Home Chef, Gobble, and Dinnerly give you several options for a delicious home-cooked Thanksgiving dessert.

Is there a vegan meal kit service offering Thanksgiving dinner?

Yes!  Purple Carrot and Nutrition for Longevity offer a full vegan Thanksgiving dinner.

Are there any Whole30 Thanksgiving options?

Yes!  Cooked has a fully prepared Whole30 Thanksgiving for 2, 4, or 6.

Is there a Pescatarian Thanksgiving meal kit?

Yes!  Nutrition for Longevity offers a full pescatarian Thanksgiving dinner.

Are there any fully prepared Thanksgiving meals?

Yes!  Cooked and Stock Yards both have fully prepared Thanksgiving meals.

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

Yes!  Cooked fully prepared Thanksgiving comes in 2 servings, as does the Dinnerly and Marley Spoon weekly Thanksgiving meal kit.

Thanksgiving Trivia

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?

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




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