Your Guide to a Festive Thanksgiving Feast Presented by ShopRite of Yardley

by Elisa Baxt

If your kitchen is being redone this Thanksgiving season, if you’re too busy, or if you simply don’t want to cook, yet you’re still hosting this holiday meal, take a deep breath and relax… you have many options close by in Bucks County to help you bring a delicious meal to your table.

Whether you need a full catered meal, a few fresh baked pies, or some super side dishes, here are some places around the county that you can order fully Cooked food and fresh baked desserts from in advance!

Free Turkey!

Present your Price Plus club card to the cashier at the start of the order every time you shop at any ShopRite Supermarket starting Sunday, October 15 thru Thursday, November 23, 2017. Price Plus club membership is required to participate in this program. If you are not yet a Price Plus club member, sign up today – it’s FREE! ShopRite registers will automatically keep a running total of your purchases from Sunday, 10/15 thru Thursday, 11/23. You’ll see your current purchase total at the bottom of your register receipt, so you’ll know when you’ve qualified for your FREE item. See all of the promotion details here.

*Qualification may vary by store, please see store for details. Limit one FREE item per family. 

No time to cook? Here are some places around Bucks County that can help.


ShopRite of Yardley Catering (Yardley)

Talk ShopRite’s Catering coordinator, to make your entertaining or business lunch planning simple and easy. They’ll work with you to create a custom menu that fits your events needs.

ShopRite’s expansive prepared food department – ShopRite Kitchen – makes finding last-minute meals to satisfy the pickiest of families a cinch. ShopRite Kitchen can prepare whole meal, side dishes, and appetizers for any event.

Chefs Chris and Karen work diligently to study the latest food trends, and always offer healthy food options at the hot bar. The Deli recently introduced a few new varieties of deli meats and added a variety of store-made salads. In addition to grab-and-go favorites like soups and sushi, you can also access a variety of time-saving heat-and-serve options.

La Stalla Italian Market (Newtown)
186 N Sycamore Street Newtown, PA

Offering farm fresh all natural hormone free locally sourced free range turkeys roasted to perfection with a secret Italian recipe! Add a Italian little flair to your (already cooked) traditional turkey dinner with Prosciutto Bread, Baked Artichokes, Arancini Rice Balls, or Nonna’s Meatballs.

Place orders through 11/16. Pick up til 1pm Thanksgiving day.

Tabora Farm and Orchard (Chalfont)
1104 Upper Stump Rd Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Whole turkeys are available already roasted and will just need to be warmed up!

Homemade stuffing is included, and other traditional sides such Traditional Mashed Potatoes, Au’ Gratin Potatoes, Green Beans Almandine, Homemade Cranberry Sauce, Homemade Applesauce, Roasted Harvest Vegetables, Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Red Bliss Rosemary Roasted Potatoes, Butternut Squash Pudding are also available. A Seafood Dinner is also being offered; a fresh baked salmon fillet and a homemade crab cake with Glazed carrots, Red Bliss Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Holiday salad. They are also taking orders for 19 varieties of fresh baked pies

Regular hours on Tuesday 11/21 and Wed 11/22, and until 1:30 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Blooming Glen Pork & Catering (Blooming Glen)
1248 Route 113, Blooming Glen, PA  215-257-2710

Blooming Glen Catering is offering whole roast turkeys in addition to Honey Glazed Spiral Sliced Ham.Fully Roasted Whole Traditional Brine Soaked Turkeys and Fully Roasted Boneless Turkey Breast are available by order only; orders must be placed no later than Thursday November 16, 2017. Pick-up will be Wednesday November 22nd from 8:00am -6:00pm.

A la carte items available as well.

JustFood Catering and JustFood at The Market at Del Val (Buckingham and Doylestown)
Buckingham Green Shopping Center, 4920 York Rd, Buckingham, PA  (215) 794-3663
The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown PA  215-230-7170

JustFood is now taking orders for fully seasoned and oven ready fresh herb rubbed turkeys. The catering menu includes Entrees such as Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Stuffed Turkey Breast,Spiral Sliced Ham, and Butternut Squash Lasagna. Side Dishes and Desserts also available. The Deadline for ordering is Sunday November 19, 2017 at 3pm for pick up after 12 noon at either location on Wednesday, November 22.

Ely Farm Products (Newtown)
401 Woodhill Road, Newtown, PA  215–860-0669

Need a ham? Ely Hams have placed FIRST in eight recent national contests. Boneless, Semi-boneless, and Spiral Sliced are available. Call for special hours.

Newtown Farmers Market (Newtown)
2150 S Eagle Rd, Newtown, PA

Thanksgiving dinner is practically cooked for you every day the Newtown Farmer’s Market is open at Zook’s BBQ Barn! Order in advance or stop in and Choose from BBQ Chicken, Smoked Chicken Thighs, Smoked Chicken Breast, BBQ Ham, BBQ Turkey Breast, Hickory-smoked Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Carrots, BBQ Sweet Potatoes or Red Potatoes. Browse the market and  choose from other prepared foods from Madara’s Seafood, Smucker’s Salads, Riehls Bakery, Dutch Treats, and Just Loafin’. The market will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, November 21 and 22, 2017 from 9am-6pm, but closed Thanksgiving Day.

Hickory Kitchen (Doylestown)
9 W Court St, Doylestown PA

Specializing in smoked meats like pulled chicken and sliced turkey and comfort food like Mac-N-Cheese, Sweet Potato Fries & Cornbread. Order Made From “Scratch” Sides by Friday, November 17, 2017 for pick up until 8pm on Wednesday November 22.

Bristol Amish Market (Bristol)
498 Green Ln, Bristol, PA

Bristol BBQ will have plenty of Rotisserie Chicken, Rotisserie Duck, and Rotisserie Ham available by the pound! Stolzfus Deli has all kinds of salads and cheese, and Dutch Country Bakery will be well stocked with pies, cakes, bars, fruit breads, dinner rolls, and cookies. Thanksgiving Week hours are Tues. Nov. 21st 9-4 and Wed. Nov 22nd 9-6, Closed Thanksgiving Day.

Sweet Treats

The Bread Box and Bakery (Perkasie)
619 W Market Street. Perkasie, PA

Choose from 10 styles, shapes and flavors of bread! Fall seasonal bread (Apple Pecan) and Cranberry Walnut are available to order, along with classic breads; even pretzel rolls!

Local Bucks County Apples pies, Apple Crumb, and Pumpkin Pies with no additives and no preservatives are also available to order. Please order by November 17, 2017. The Bread Box is open 7am – 3pm Monday and Tuesday November 21 and 22 for pick up.

Solebury Orchards (Solebury)
3325 Creamery Road, New Hope PA
215- 297-8079

While they suggest you place your order for apple pie by November 16, 2017, they will try to have their farm market stocked with organic apple pies each day prior to Thanksgiving! The market’s hours are 9am-5pm daily and they will be open for a full day on Wednesday 11/22.

Shady Brook Farm (Yardley)
931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley PA

The Shady Brook Farm Market is taking orders for 9” pies baked in-house through Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The varieties available are Traditional Apple, Apple Crisp, Dutch Apple, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato, Apple Caramel Walnut, Cherry, Blueberry and Coconut Custard. Sugar free Apple, Cherry and Pumpkin are available in an 8” size. Grab a few bottles of wine from Rose Bank Winery when you go pick up your order! Please pick up pies by 7pm on Wednesday, 11/22/17.

Altomonte’s Italian Market (Doylestown and Warminster)
856 N. Easton Rd, Doylestown, PA and 85 North York Road in Warminster, PA.
Doylestown 215-489-8889 | Warminster 215-672-5439

Altomonte’s Bakery features fanciful Italian desserts made fresh daily like Cannoli cupcakes, Sicilian Orange Cookies, Ricotta cookies, and Pizzelles. For hostess gifts, holiday goodies from Italy have started to come in!

O Wow Cow (Wrightstown, Ottsville, Lambertville)
591 Durham Road, Wrightstown, PA  215-598-3248
4105 Durham Road, Ottsville, PA  610-847-7070
237 N. Union Street, Lambertville, NJ  609-397-2234

Tired of traditional Pumpkin Pie? Try O Wow Cow’s famous Pumpkin Caramel Pecan ICE CREAM Pie! Or consider purchasing pints of organic ice cream in fall flavors to go with your traditional pie: Indonesian Vanilla, Madagascar Vanilla, Cinnamon Bourbon, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Caramel Pecan or Sweet Potato Wasabi. O Wow Cow is now accepting orders in-store or by phone, through Sunday, November 19, 2017. They will try to have a few extra ice cream pies stocked in their pint freezers. Pick up is Tuesday and Wednesday, November 21 and 22.

The Market at Styer Orchards (Langhorne)
1121 Woodbourne Road, Langhorne, PA

The Market at Styers is taking orders for house-baked pies through November 15, 2017. You can choose from Apple, Cranberry Apple, Apple Walnut, Cherry Lattice, Sugar Free Cherry, Blueberry Crumble, Lemon Crumb, Lemon Meringue, Coconut Custard, Pumpkin, Bumbleberry, Peach, Southern Pecan, Strawberry Rhubarb, Mincemeat, Chocolate Cream, Banana Creme, or Key Lime Pie. The market is open from 6 am to 7:30 pm for orders to be picked up and for your last minute needs on Monday and Tuesday November 21 and 22, 2017.

Drink Local

Pick up a growler or two of locally brewed beer from Vault Brewing Company, 10 S. Main St. Yardley, PA (open daily; closed Thanksgiving Day); Mad Princes Brewing, 2537 Bogarts Tavern Road, Buckingham, PA (Open: Fri 4-10pm; Sat 2-9pm and Sun 1-6pm) or Free Will Brewing Co., which will fill your growler or sell you a sixtel or half keg if available. Free Will Brewing Co. is located in Perkasie at 410 E Walnut Street .Free Will Taproom at Peddler’s Village is located at Route 263 & Street Rd. Unit #47, Lahaska, PA. Open daily; closed Thanksgiving Day.

You can also purchase Pennsylvania made wine from any of the nine wineries along the Bucks County Wine Trail  (hours vary). Some even offer custom labeling! Here is a guide to pairing local wine with Thanksgiving Dinner.

Need a hostess gift?

Yardley General Store

Yardley General’s authentic, small batch offerings will stand out as a gift or to be served at your Thanksgiving gathering In addition to specialty foods and seasonal products, they carry a full selection of award winning wine from Erwinna’s Sand Castle Winery.
Open 11am – 7pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving.
14 S. Main Street, Yardley PA  267- 436-4493

Byers’ Choice Gift Shop, Chalfont

The Byers’ Choice Gift Shop has the widest variety of Caroler figurines to be seen. In addition to all of the Byers’ Choice products, they have a great selection of treasures. You’ll find a great selection of fancy foods, jewelry, women’s accessories and specialty gifts!

The Byers’ Choice Gift Shop & Museum is open Monday – Saturday; 10am to 5pm and on
Sundays from 12pm to 5pm (closed Thanksgiving Day).
4355 County Line Road Chalfont, PA  215-822-6700

The Market at Styer Orchards (Langhorne)

Styers can make you a lovely fresh fruit basket, one of their famous cookie trays or an Ashers Chocolate Pretzel Basket to delight your host. The market will be open from 6am to 7:30pm on Monday and Tuesday November 21 and 22, 2017.
1121 Woodbourne Road, Langhorne, PA  215-757-7646

Flowers & Centerpieces

Here are a few suggestions of where you can pick out a fresh bouquet or a charming centerpiece for your Thanksgiving event.

An Enchanted Florist
39 W State St, Doylestown, PA
Phone: (215) 345-9511

The Pod Shop Flowers
401 W. Bridge St. New Hope, PA
(215) 862-2037

Bird of Paradise Flowers
231 Mill St, Bristol, PA 19007
(215) 458-7388

Newtown Floral Company
18 Richboro Rd, Newtown, PA
(215) 968-9555

Fireside Flowers
1040 Second St Pike, Richboro PA
(215) 355-3066

Mom’s Flower Shoppe
2140 B York Rd. Jamison, PA

Purple Pansy
8789 Easton Road, Revere, PA

Ye Olde Yardley Florist
175 S Main St, Yardley, PA
(215) 493-5656

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