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Thanksgiving is ideally a time for family, friends and traditionally, a feeding frenzy. Mild italian sausage slow cooker recipes Some love all the planning and cooking. Pasta italian sausage recipe But if you’ve decided to let someone else make the turkey and the fixin’s — and do all the cleaning up — this year, you have plenty of company.


National Restaurant Association research shows that one in 10 consumers plan to dine out for a Thanksgiving meal, and one in 20 will get takeout for the holiday.

Consumers looking for a Thanksgiving restaurant meal in Tallahassee will find a range of choices. Italian sausage pasta recipe jamie oliver The key is finding a place your group can agree on and making reservations as soon as possible.

Most venues open on the holiday are offering a traditional meal but you’ll also find steaks, seafood, Italian classics and Asian buffets. Recipe italian sausage pasta You can also count on large, casual chains including Cracker Barrel, IHOP, Denny’s, TGIF Friday’s and Village Inn, all open on Thanksgiving Day, offering turkey specials as well as regular fare.

A La Provence: The fine dining restaurant, known for its classic French and New American cuisines, is presenting traditional Thanksgiving fare. Italian sausage pasta bake recipe The spread features soup or salad; turkey, ham, lamb or fish (or a combination); vegetarian or sausage dressing; several side selections including roasted sweet potatoes, mac and cheese and braised collard greens plus a choice of dessert. Homemade italian chicken sausage recipe The restaurant opens at noon and the last seating is at 4 p.m. Italian turkey sausage recipes Cost: $42. Italian sausage and potato soup recipe 1415 Timberlane Rd.; 850-329-6870. Recipe mild italian sausage Call for reservations.

Azu Lucy Ho’s: The restaurant will serve its regular menu of classic and contemporary Asian fare, including sushi. Mild italian sausage recipes for dinner Hours: 11 a.m. Italian sausage recipe fennel to 9 p.m. Italian sausage recipe pasta 3220 Apalachee Pkwy.; 850-893-4112.

Buca Di Beppo: The festive Italian-American chain is known for its family-style portions and kitschy decor. Italian sausage bowtie pasta recipe Buca’s Thanksgiving Day feast includes sliced white meat turkey, home-style gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Traditional italian sausage recipe Hours are 11 a.m. Italian sausage recipe oven to 10 p.m. Best homemade italian sausage recipe and takeout is available (call in advance). Recipe italian sausage soup Cost: $20 for individual serving, $60 for three (Small) and $120 for five to six (Large). Mild italian sausage pasta recipe The regular menu is available as well. Spicy italian sausage soup recipe Reservations are not required but recommended. Italian sausage with pasta recipe Governor’s Square Mall, 1500 Apalachee Pkwy.; 850-309-0058.

China Super Buffet: Turkey will be featured on the large Chinese buffet. Pork italian sausage recipe Hours: 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Italian sausage penne pasta recipe Cost: $10.99. Italian sausage pasta recipes with alfredo sauce 2698 North Monroe St. Recipe for making italian sausage 850-553-9292.

Fusion Grill Buffet: The sprawling restaurant, which opened this summer, will include turkey and ham along with its selection of Chinese dishes, hibachi, sushi and American fare. Easy italian sausage pasta recipe Hours: 10 a.m. Robert’s homemade italian sausage recipe to 9 p.m. Easy spicy italian sausage pasta recipe Cost: $11.99. Italian turkey sausage recipes dinner 1107 Apalachee Pkwy.; 850-999-8618.

Georgio’s: This Tallahassee institution will serve tradItional holiday fare along with a lineup of the restaurant’s popular Geek-Mediterranean dishes, all with soup or salad. Emeril italian sausage recipe The roasted turkey dinner includes cornbread stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, squash casserole and green beans for $27. Spicy italian turkey sausage recipe There’s also a smoked ham with cherry bourbon glaze served with mac and cheese, green beans and squash casserole for $26. Recipe italian sausage Other dishes include prime rib, Greek-style grouper, braised lamb shank, a seafood platter, cranberry sage duck confit and a vegetarian dish for $25 to $35. Italian sausage pasta recipe food network Kids dishes (for 10 and under) range from $11 to $14. Best italian sausage recipe Hours: 1 to 7 p.m. Italian sausage recipe with pasta 2971 Apalachee Pkwy.; 850-877-3211. Homemade mild italian sausage recipe Reservations recommended.

Juicy Blue: The restaurant located inside the circular Four Points by Sheraton will be offering a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu with turkey, two sides, a drink and pie for $19.95 per person. Italian pork sausage recipe A limited menu will also be available. Italian sausage pasta recipes food network Hours: 11 a.m. Johnsonville mild italian sausage recipes to 8 p.m. Recipe using italian sausage and pasta 316 W. Ground mild italian sausage recipe Tennessee St.; 850-422-0071.

Marie Livingston’s Steakhouse: You’ll find a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at the steakhouse, with ham or turkey plus gumbo or salad, sweet potato casserole, cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans and desserts for $23.95. Beef italian sausage recipe The regular dinner menu is also available. Baked italian sausage recipe Hours: 11 a.m. Italian sausage soup recipes to 5:30 p.m. Italian sausage zucchini pasta recipes 2705 Apalachee Pkwy.; 850-562-2525. Italian turkey sausage recipe Reservations recommended.

Nefetari’s Fine Cuisine & Spirits: The international menu at Nefetari’s, which includes vegan and vegetarian options, will add a Thanksgiving feast with a complimentary cranberry mimosa served with each meal. Recipe ground italian sausage The menu will feature rosemary roasted turkey with cornbread dressing, giblet dressing and a choice of two sides. Italian sausage bow tie pasta recipe Other selections are pan-seared salmon, wild mushroom ravioli or vegan steak. Italian sausage pasta recipes Sweet potato pie, vegan chocolate cake and other homemade desserts will be available. Italian sausage recipes food network Cost: $22. Italian sausage soup recipe olive garden Hours: 11 a.m. Sweet italian sausage soup recipe to 7 p.m. Potato and italian sausage recipe 812 S. Italian sausage meat recipe Macomb St.; 850-210-0548. Italian sausage recipe ideas Reservations encouraged.

New Times Country Buffet: The buffet will serve its usual Southern, country-style items along with turkey, ham, gravy, stuffing and other traditional fare. Italian sausage skillet recipe Hours: 10:30 a.m. Hot italian turkey sausage recipe to 8:30 p.m. Italian sausage recipe homemade Cost: $10.99. Pasta with italian sausage recipe 1701 Monroe St.; 850-580-1600.

Shula’s 347 Grill: Diners can savor a three-course Thanksgiving meal at this upmarket steakhouse, one of a handful of Shula’s 347 Grill destinations in the country. Spaghetti italian sausage recipe The first course: house or Caesar salad or butternut squash bisque. Homemade italian sausage recipe Second course: hand-carved roasted turkey with cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, cranberry apple chutney and yeast rolls. Sausage italian recipe Third course: pumpkin pie with whipped cream. Italian sausage pasta recipe Shula’s will offer two servings: at lunch, from 11 a.m. Italian sausage hoagie recipe to 2 p.m., and dinner, from 5 to 10 p.m. Italian sausage recipe food network Cost: $35. Italian sausage recipe with rice The regular menu will also be available. Italian sausage pasta recipe white sauce 415 N. Best italian sausage pasta recipe Monroe St.; 850-224-6005. Mild italian chicken sausage recipes Reservations recommended.

Ted’s Montana Grill: The Old West-style steakhouse, one of four in Florida, will offer a limited menu that includes its usual burgers, salmon and bison as well as a traditional Thanksgiving meal with turkey, dressing, two sides and a pecan apple crisp dessert for $29. Turkey italian sausage recipe 11 a.m. Fresh italian sausage recipe to 8 p.m. Recipe to make italian sausage 1954 Village Green Way; 850- 561-8337.