Thanksgiving Trappings: Plan A Locally-Sourced Turkey Dinner
We have local suggestions from the turkey dinner all the way to dessert.Pumpkin Pie
Feeling a little overwhelmed with all the cooking and baking the holiday requires? Why not cheat a little and order a homemade pumpkin pie that’s ready to serve with none of the hassle. The Pie Guy in Salem will come to your rescue with this holiday favorite and many other flavors should you want to present a buffet of pie options.
8B Industrial Way, Salem
For a cute and tasty table favor try the turkey-shaped chocolates from L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates in Walpole. There’s no doubt that they taste as good as they look. While you’re picking up the sweets you’ll likely be tempted by the café and French-inspired restaurant.
47 Main St., Walpole
burdickchocolate.comShow Stealing Centerpiece
Forget the tired flowers in a cornucopia arrangement. Apotheca Flowers & Tea Chest takes flower arrangements to a new and creative level. Located in a charming 1860s train depot the shop is well worth a visit. Want to make your own? Stop by on November 17 for a special Thanksgiving centerpiece class.
24 Main St., Goffstown Village
Didn’t order your bird in time from your local farm but still want to find a free-range turkey? Try the Yankee Farmer’s Market in Warner. Farm-raised turkeys without added hormones or antibiotics are available online or at the market. Also, if you’re in the mood to try something new, they specialize in buffalo. $4.29 per pound.360 Rte. 103 East, Warner