This Thanksgiving, skip the hassle and time-consuming food preparation but still treat yourself and your loved ones to a delicious home cooked Thanksgiving meal, thanks to chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris of Prairie Grass Cafe.
Prairie Grass Cafe’s popular Thanksgiving To Go lets you order from a specially prepared menu of Thanksgiving delights and pick them up at the restaurant just in time for your at-home holiday feast. Choose from a wide variety of appetizers, side dishes, turkey, stuffing, and dessert options to create the perfect combination for you and your guests.
The menu begins with four delicious appetizer options. The first is a Butternut Squash Soup (quart with 4 servings $20). Next is the Organic Mixed Green Salad with Shaved Parmesan, Pumpkin Seeds, and Pomegranate (serves 6 to 8, $45). For a larger group try the Jumbo Cocktail Shrimp with Homemade Horseradish Sauce ($51 per dozen). Lastly, for a light appetizer, try the Cut Vegetable Assortment with Amish Blue Cheese Dip (serves 6 to 8 $35).
Now, on to the bird. No Thanksgiving is complete without a delicious roast turkey on the table. Prairie Grass Cafe offers a Roasted Turkey with Gravy, available to order as a whole turkey (serves 10 to 14, $148) or half turkey (serves 5 to 7, $85). To accompany the bird are two stuffing options; Apple Sage Stuffing (quart with 4 to 6 servings $16) and Homemade Sausage and Giblet Stuffing (quart with 4 to 6 servings $24).
There are five unique side dishes available to add a little something extra to your Thanksgiving dinner. Each side dish is available in a pint (2 to 3 servings) or a quart (4 to 6 servings). The side dishes include; Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes (pint $8, quart $16), Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Puree (pint $9, quart $18), Sautéed Green Beans (pint $8, quart $16), Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts (pint $12, quart $24), and Homemade Cranberry Sauce (pint 2 to 5 servings $9, quart 6 to 10 servings $18).
End your perfect Thanksgiving meal with a delicious dessert. Choose from a fresh homemade Pumpkin Pie ($30/pie, 6 slices), Mom’s Pecan Pie ($30/pie, 6 slices), or the Double Chocolate Cake ($50/cake, 10-12 servings).
Advance orders are now being accepted by phone, 847.205.4433, and must be made by Nov. 17. All orders will be available for pickup on Thursday November 24 from noon to 2 p.m. Download the order form here.
Prairie Grass Cafe supports local farmers with pumpkins provided by Three Sisters Garden;
pork for sausage is provided by Maple Creek Farm; apples are provided by Nichols Farm, and pecans are provided by Three Sisters Garden.
About Prairie Grass Cafe
Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd.; Northbrook, IL) supports Chicago’s Green City Market and local sustainable farms, selecting the freshest ingredients to reflect the season. Prairie Grass Cafe currently serves lunch Monday – Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Prairie Grass Cafe also serves breakfast Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays 9:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Light fare is available in the bar Monday through Friday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 847.205.4433 or visit prairiegrasscafe.com.