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Don't Want To Spend Thanksgiving Day in the Kitchen? Where to Buy Ready-Made Dishes for Turkey Day

Don't you love Thanksgiving? It's a nationally sanctioned food marathon, and we're all encouraged to be athletes. No silly talk of calories, carbs or the evils of sugar on this one guilt-free day. Of course, for the person(s) preparing this misty watercolor rendition of a Norman Rockwell painting, the day (which actually began the night before, and maybe the day before that) is often long and stressful.

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What's a lazy cook to do? Get invited to somebody else's house. But what are the options for people who'd simply like to enjoy Thanksgiving at home without being chained to the stove? Take out, my stuffing-stuffing friends. That's the answer. Here are a handful of places to lighten your T-Day load. Give thanks.

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Nikki Buchanan