As Thanksgiving approaches, many home cooks are preparing their menus and shopping lists. Thanksgiving is an all-day cooking affair with many people beginning their food prep the day before. On the day of, many will find themselves waking up before the sun rises in order to get the turkey into the oven and put the finishing touches on appetizers, side dishes and dessert.
An estimated 46 million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving along with millions more pounds of mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce.
While cooking Thanksgiving dinner can be a delight, for some it is a stressful day that involves spending more time in the kitchen than with your friends and family. However, with the help of Doris Italian Market, you can enjoy your day knowing that someone else is lending you a helping hand.
Catering Options at Doris Italian Market
Doris Italian Market has complete catering for any occasion and no party is too big. If you have settled on making the turkey, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole, let someone else take care of the rest.
Consider ordering an Italian Antipasto Platter featuring sweet capicola, prosciutto, genoa salami, mortadella and provolone cheese. A Cubed Cheese Platter with Cheddar, Havarti, Provolone, Brie, Pepper Jack, and Jarlsberg Swiss will give guests plenty to munch on while they wait for the big meal. A Vegetable Platter is always a hit at any gathering as is a Fruit & Cheese Platter.
If you and your family eat later in the day, don’t forget about serving guests a small lunch. A Tortilla Wrap Platter will allow your guests to choose from an assortment of Rolled Deli Wraps or Fresh Salad Wraps.
You may also want to offer guests some salad options as part of your three course meal. Choose from Tossed Salad, Caesar Salad, Greek Salad or Sonoma Salad featuring mixed greens, roasted apples and pears, candied nuts, crumbled gorgonzola, craisins, red onion and dressing.
Another option is to take care of the turkey, and let us take care of the rest. Enhance your Thanksgiving Day buffet with Twice Baked Potatoes, Sautéed Spinach and Mushrooms, Glazed Carrots, Green Bean Casserole and the crowd-pleasing-favorite, Macaroni and Cheese.
Leave the Cooking to Us
If you’re looking to take a break from being the “hostess with the mostess,” let Doris Italian Market prepare your entire Thanksgiving dinner.
We offer Cooked Turkey Dinner packages that include:
- Herbed stuffing
- Mashed potatoes and gravy
- Dinner Rolls
- Cranberry Sauce
Packages start at $99.95 and can be paired with other catering options, such as appetizer trays and dessert.
Don’t forget about the wine! The market has a large wine selection and can help you choose the best wines for your meal. Use white wines that are refreshing, tangy and fruity, such as Sauvignon Blancs and Rieslings. If you and your guests prefer Reds, consider a Pinot Noir or Syrah. Dessert wines such as Port and Muscat are a great way to end your Thanksgiving Day.