Herma’s News – Thanksgiving Issue and Shopping List

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings – William Arthur Ward

Making preparations for your big feast!

Turkeys, Capons and Hams for Thanksgiving

Turkeys and Capons 

Turkeys: Small 15 lbs.  – Medium 18 lbs. – Large 20 lbs.

Capons: Small 7 lbs. – Medium 9 lbs. – Large 10 lbs.

General rule is to plan 1 lb. per guest.

You may also order Gravy (400 ml /900 ml), Stuffing (2 lbs ) and Cranberries (440 ml).

Deadline to order – Wednesday, October 4th by 12 p.m./Earliest Pick up date – Friday, October 6th.

Call 905-885-9250 or stop by to order.

Thanksgiving Shopping List

We hope you find Herma’s ideas for providing your guests with fabulous foods this Thanksgiving helpful.

Village Grocer Foods

Frozen and freshly packaged, these Village Kitchen Meals and foods are delicious, healthy and easy to prepare.


The Village Kitchen Frozen Foods[

Maple Sugar Ham – Smoked Pork Chop – Maple Marinated Flat Chicken – Cranberry Sauce – Chicken, Beef and Turkey Gravy – Potato Puff w/ Cheese – Garlic Potato Puff – Scalloped Potatoes – Turnip Puff – Sweet Potato Puff Pumpkin Soup – Corn Chowder Soup – Turkey & Rice Soup – Cream of Potato & Bacon -Shepherd’s Pie – Cabbage Rolls – Macaroni & Cheese – Chicken Stock – Cooked & Peeled Beetroot – Pile of Bones – Turkey a la King  – Pot Roast & Gravy

Other Freezer Foods @ Herma’s

Gratin Dauphine (potato cakes) – Organic Tiger Shrimp – Scallops – Duck Fat – Baguette Bread (+ other Manoucher bread for gourmet sandwiches) 

The Garlic Box 

Prepare your mashed potatoes, veggies and poultry with The Garlic Box  Seasonings.

Garlic Potato Seasoning – Garlic & Horseradish Potato Seasoning – Hot Garlic Mashed Potato SeasoningLemon Garlic & Rosemary Poultry Rub – Garlic Greens Seasoning – Turkey Garlic Chili – Garlic Vegetable/Salad Splash.

Jarred Veggies

Freshness sealed in a jar!

Jarred veggies are ready to serve or be added to your favourite recipe.

Asparagus – Red Cabbage – Red Beets –  Peas –  Peas & Carrots – Artichokes – Pearl Onions – Mushrooms – Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce – Eggplant – Olive Bruschetta – Mustard Pickle Relish – Roasted Tomatoes – Sundried Tomatoes – Chipotle Corn Salsa

Preserves, Jellies and Chutney

Making your tasting experience unique and special!

There is something seductive about smooth, fragrant jellies, preserves and jams that are made naturally. Their unique flavours combine beautifully for a special tasting experience when paired with lovely artisan cheeses on crusty bread or crackers.

Here are just some of the interesting flavours we have to offer…

Maple Caramelized Onion Confit – Sparkling Wild Rose Petal Jelly – Pomegranate Hot Pepper Jelly – Date & Fig Chutney – Rhubarb & Ginger Preserve – Bourbon Pear Onion Jam – Cinnamon Apple Jelly – Cranberry Apple Chardonnay Chutney – Rhubarb & Muscat Wine Delice – Red Onion Marmalade – Marmalade with Gin

Dressings and Sauces

Maple Bacon Balsamic Dressing – Smokey Peach Whiskey Sauce  – Cranberry Horseradish SauceGarlic Expressions – Saucy Dotty’s Original Sauce

Caviar and Creams

Truffle Cream – Red Lumpfish Caviar – Black Lumpfish Caviar


La Rocca Cakes – Butter Tarts – Pies (available Thanksgiving weekend only) – Queen Elizabeth Cake – Apple Spice Cake Mix – Shortbread Cookies


Lemon Lily’s Apple & Cinnamon – Lemon Lily’s Canadian Maple – Spiced Chai Tea

Kitchen & Dining Room Checklist

Make sure you have…

napkins – napkin rings – gravy boat – roasting rack – turkey lace – flavor injector – pop up timer – carving set –  turkey platter – place mats – candles – place cards – potato masher – whisks – oven mitts – aprons

Cheese Department

Thanksgiving Cheese Platter


A Cheese & Charcuterie Platter from Herma’s will be a fabulous precursor to your Thanksgiving Meal. Our reputation for artfully arranging cheese and charcuterie platters using quality artisan cheese and salami is very important to us. Let us do all the work for you. Your guests will thank YOU this holiday.

Call 905-885-9250 or stop by to order. Two days notice is appreciated.

Stop by to peruse the wonderful selection of artisan cheeses we have available.


Artisinal Handcrafted Salami – Beef Carpaccio – Calabrese Salami – Pancetta from Italy – Chorizo Iberico from Spain – Duck Sausages – Prosciutto (cut to your liking) – Speck (cut to your liking)

Herma’s Signature Products

Herma's Signature products 

Enjoy serving Herma’s lovely assortment of Signature Products this Thanksgiving. We take pride in these delicious products as they are made fresh daily in Herma’s kitchen.

Marinated Goat Cheese Rounds – Herma’s Chevre – Herma’s Stilton Pâté – Lemo-Licious – Sun Dried Tomato Dip – Seafood Dazzler – Cheddar Bacon Spread – Herma’s Chicken Liver Pâté – Savoury Cheddar Spread – Beer Cheddar Spread

Margaret’s Tip – A delicious side dish!

Drizzle melted Savoury Cheddar Spread over roasted cauliflower florets for delicious Thanksgiving side dish.

Hostess Gifts

A hostess gift is a beautiful gesture.

Our beautifully wrapped gift certificates would warm the heart of any hostess, also pretty mugs, a quality olive oil, Garlic Expressions (perhaps wrapped in a dish towel), Fraktal chocolates, Godiva chocolates, soaps and candles…even a beautiful cheese (wrapped in cellophane and tied with a pretty ribbon).