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Why Cook a Feast When You Can Get Someone Else To Do It For You?

West Long Branch, NJ — Thanksgiving is considered to be one of America’s biggest holidays. It’s an event of families congregating and enjoy each other’s presence while being thankful over a feast of meats, vegetables, sauces and desserts.
However, such a holiday isn’t without its problems, such as having to see family you don’t want to, potential dietary ideologies mean you may not be able to eat some of the food, the cleanup of the spread, and the biggest problem for some, the cooking of the meal itself.

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To some, the act of preparing and cooking a huge meal for your family is an enjoyable act. For others, it is a tiresome obstacle one has to surmount just to be stuck cleaning up after everyone has had their fill. What is Thanksgiving without the family feast, though? You can’t expect people to have a normal dinner on such a holiday, can you?
Surprisingly, you can have a full spread and enjoy not struggling to make sure nothing burns.
Many restaurants, like Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant in Long Branch or Tim McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park, do Thanksgiving dinner reservations. You and your family can save time and effort from not having to cook and clean your own banquet but still enjoy each other’s company over a well-cooked feast.
There are numerous restaurants all over the country that do such Thanksgiving specials. All you have to do is look in your area, make some reservations, and you’re ready to go.
For those wondering about losing that special Thanksgiving feeling, just remember that the food is only one part of the holiday! Going out to eat means you can get home and enjoy the presence of your family without wasting time on clean up!
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What if you’re the kind of person who loves leftovers, though? If you go out to eat you won’t be able to have Thanksgiving leftovers in the days after!
For people who love leftovers, or simply don’t want to go out, you can order delivery food options. That way, you still can enjoy the benefit of saved effort and cleanup without ever leaving your home.
A big factor in what one might do for a Thanksgiving dinner comes down to the cost of it. While going out for Thanksgiving dinner might be easier and more convenient, it isn’t as cheap. In an article from the American Farm Bureau (AFB), the average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner this year will be around $49.12 for 10 people.
The average cost was figured out from the prices of items such as: turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, rolls with butter, peas, cranberries, a veggie tray, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, coffee, and milk, all in quantities sufficient to serve a family of 10 with plenty for leftovers.
This average can easily double depending on if the produce and meats are organic and how much one might spend on alcohol. Every family has their own proportions and differ in what produce and meats they might buy for the dinner. Restaurants can be more expensive, depending on the place chosen, but sometimes the saved time in terms of preparation and clean-up can be worth it.
So if this Thanksgiving you either forgot to prepare or just want to avoid the hassle, make a reservation with a restaurant and save yourself the trouble. You might spend a bit more and you might not have leftovers but you still get to enjoy a hearty meal with your family. Be fast though, Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you might be the only one unprepared! At the very least it will beat having take-out for Thanksgiving dinner!