Guests will enjoy traditional roasted turkey, accompanied by succulent stuffing, classic mashed potatoes, sweet potato and butternut squash puree with Marshmallow topping and homemade cranberry sauce. Also included is choice of soup or salad and their special homemade pecan or pumpkin pie. Cost of the special Thanksgiving dinner is $45 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under.
If you’re hosting your Thanksgiving dinner at home and want to serve a fine meal without the fuss, Chefs Stegner and Bumbaris have the perfect solution: let them do their masterful cooking. Prairie Fire and Prairie Grass Cafe will prepare your complete meal for takeout. A whole Traditional Roast Turkey (serves 10 to 14) is priced at $105 while a half turkey (serves five to seven) is $55.
All Thanksgiving pickup orders must be received by Sunday, November 20. The pickup time is noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 24.
Additional items include Apple Sage Stuffing by the pint ($6) or quart ($12) and Homemade Sausage and Giblet stuffing by the pint ($12) or quart ($24). Savory side dishes complete the main course. Choose from Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes (pint $7, quart $14), Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Puree with Marshmallow Topping ($8 pint, $16 quart), Sautéed Green Beans ($8 pint, $16 quart), Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts ($12 pint, $16 quart) or Local Cranberry Sauce ($8 pint, $16 quart).
If you want to begin your Thanksgiving feast on a delicious note, consider picking up some of the mouthwatering appetizers. Choose between a quart of Butternut Squash Soup ($20), Organic Mixed Green Salad with Shaved Parmesan, Pumpkin Seeds and Pomegranate (serves 6 to 8; $45), Jumbo Cocktail Shrimp with homemade horseradish sauce ($42) or a Cut Vegetable Assortment with Amish blue cheese dip ($35).
The appetizers are perfectly complemented by special seasonal cocktail mixes from Prairie Grass Cafe and Prairie Fire. Choose from two mixes: Caramel apple martini mix ($12) and Bee’s Knees martini mix with honey ($24). All you have to do is add North Shore Distillery Vodka for the perfect apple martini and your favorite gin for the Bee’s Knees martini. Shake, serve and enjoy!
Don’t forget dessert when planning your Thanksgiving meal. The pies at Prairie Grass Cafe and Prairie Fire are always exceptional and this Thanksgiving you can choose from two traditional Thanksgiving favorites: Fresh Homemade Pumpkin Pies ($24) or Mom’s Pecan Pie ($24). Each pie serves six. Chocolate lovers won’t be able to resist the Double Chocolate Cake (serves 12; $50).
Remember, Thanksgiving at Prairie Grass Cafe and Prairie Fire is popular, so make your reservations early.
About Prairie Fire
Prairie Fire (215 N. Clinton in Chicago; 312-382-8300)
About Prairie Grass Cafe
Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd.; Northbrook, Ill.; 847-205-4433)
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