12/04/2012 02:11 EST | Updated 02/02/2013 05:12 EST


TORONTO - If you don't want to figure out how many hours per pound are needed to cook a turkey, never mind remembering to remove the giblets before hoisting the big bird into a roasting pan, a takeout Christmas dinner with all the trimmings may be just the ticket.

It seems there are many catering companies and hotels across the country willing to help those who have neither the time nor inclination to make a festive dinner.