Pies & Sides Guide

Find that perfect pie and side for your Thanksgiving Feast!

Be the hero of your Thanksgiving dinner with special desserts, libations, and sides made right here in Delaware’s Quaint Villages. Our selection of artisan shops, Amish bakeries, and farmhouse stores are the only place to score unique delights for your dinner table. Whether you have a taste for the eclectic, rustic flair, or traditional fare, you’re sure to find the perfect complement to your Thanksgiving feast in Delaware’s Quaint Villages.

Let’s start with dessert!

The bakeries throughout Delaware’s Quaint Villages are bustling during the Holidays to keep pace with the local demand. Bring European traditions to the table with a dessert from La Baguette Bakery and Bavarian Bakery & Deli located in Dover, DE. Find Italian-style baked goods at Milford’s Fortunata Bakery or try one of My Sister’s Fault’s Puerto Rican inspired baked goods with your holiday meal!


The Amish are well known for their hearty meals and their desserts are no different. Find a homestyle pie or cake to bring to dinner at one of our Amish markets. Spence’s Bazaar & Amish Market has been selling specialty pies, breads, and cakes for over 85 years. Byler’s Market, located in the heart of Amish Country, stocks their shelves with pumpkin, pecan, shoefly, sweet potato, and fruit pies year-round. Your sweet tooth is bound to be satisfied.


Bring on the sides!

Looking for something unique to go with the turkey or an appetizer everyone’s excited to enjoy? There are plenty of options in Delaware’s Quaint Villages.

Our homestyle favorites like Byler’s and Spence’s Bazaar & Amish Market have heat and serve sides available for your table as well as a host of different condiments and jams to make your meal a little more special. Fifer’s Farm Store, located in Camden-Wyoming, stocks fresh, locally grown vegetables with locally made pickled sides, jellies, and other products unique to the Delaware countryside.

If you’re looking for something a little more artisan, look no further than the Blackswamp Artisan Market located in downtown Dover. The recently opened market features locally raised meats and produce. They also have an abundant selection of regionally made cheeses, sauces, and other products perfect for your table setting.


Chase it all down!

Complete your meal with one of the many beers, wines, ciders, or spirits made in Kent County, Delaware. Each winery, brewer, and distillery feature their own interpretation of the season and has a wide variety to choose from. Whether it’s a Harvest Ale from Fordham & Dominion Brewing, a Rebel Seed Cider from Harvest Ridge, a red from Pizzadili Winery, or a cocktail made with spirits from Painted Stave, our libations have something in store for every meal and taste.

Be the Thanksgiving hero this year with a pie, side, and drink from Delaware’s Quaint Villages.  We have plenty of options to bring a taste of home, an unexpected surprise, or a little bit of both to your Thanksgiving feast.  Have fun exploring the many tastes of Delaware’s Quaint Villages at your own pace!

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