November 13, 2013

Book your pies for Thanksgiving



64 Pine St., Portland


Aurora Provisions will be baking pumpkin pie, apple pie, Dutch apple pie, peach pie, blueberry pie, tri-berry pie and cherry pie, all for $17.99 each. They’re also making a bourbon pecan pie for $18.99 and a chocolate cream pie for $19.99.

The gourmet grocery and cafe asks that all orders be in by Nov. 25, but says they should have plenty of pies available all week. They will be open Thanksgiving morning from 9 to 11 a.m. for last-minute pick-ups.


395 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth


European Bakery’s pie selection includes apple, banana cream, chocolate cream, chocolate pecan, coconut cream, lemon meringue, mincemeat, pecan, pumpkin and more.

The pies are 9-inch extra deep, and cost ranges between $15.25 and $16.75. Orders should be placed by Nov. 23 for the best selection, but the bakery will accept orders right up to the morning of Nov. 27. The bakery will be open Thanksgiving week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, but it will be closed Thanksgiving Day.


147 Cumberland Ave., Portland


Offering apple, blueberry, mixed berry, harvest (apple, pear cranberry and walnut), pumpkin and pecan pies. All pies are 9-inch and cost $20. Orders must be placed by Nov. 25.


340 Main St., South Portland


Little Bigs will be making hand pies in individual and “two-bite” sizes. Sweet pies include pumpkin, pecan, apple streusel and wild blueberry. Savory pies include steak pasties, turkey-dinner-in-a-pie, spicy pork pies, Texas chili empanadas and spinach artichoke turnovers. Pick-up or delivery available Thanksgiving morning.


580 Brighton Ave., Portland


Rosemont is making bourbon pecan pie, with Maker’s Mark and toasted pecans ($15.99); local apple pie with lattice crust ($13.99); Maine wild blueberry pie with lattice crust ($13.99); and pumpkin pie, in a toasted walnut shortbread crust ($13.99). All pies are 9-inch, serve 6 to 8 people, and have all-butter crusts made with Kate’s Butter.

Order deadline is the end of the day Nov. 22. Pies will be available for pick-up Nov. 26 and 27.


554 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth


The Cookie Jar makes 14 varieties of handmade pie for Thanksgiving. Customer favorites are pumpkin, apple, chocolate cream and lemon meringue.

Two-crust pies cost $7.99 for 6 inches; $13.99 for 8 inches; $15.99 for 10 inches. A 10-inch pecan pie costs $21.99.

Deadline for ordering is Nov. 23, but they will take last-minute requests.

This year The Cookie Jar is running a special with its neighbor, Fiddlehead Flowers and Vintage Chic Gifts. If you order by Nov. 21, you’ll receive a discount coupon for 15 percent off your Thanksgiving flower order.


47 India St., Portland


Two Fat Cats’ Thanksgiving menu includes apple ($22), bourbon pecan ($22), pumpkin ($18), blueberry ($20) and cherry ($22). All pies are 9 inches.

Order by phone or in person through Nov. 22. All orders must be pre-paid.


149 Maine St., Brunswick


Pies are made from scratch with hand-formed, all-butter crusts. Varieties this year are traditional pumpkin, pecan, cherry lattice and a wild Maine blueberry and mixed-berry pie that is available with double crust or crumb topping. Wild Oats also will offer a homemade chocolate mousse pie made with fresh Maine cream, a key lime pie and a lemon blueberry pie.

Pies cost either $18.95 or $19.95. Order through Nov. 23 for pick-up on either Nov. 26 or Nov. 27 (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Closed Thanksgiving.

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