PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. -- Holiday pie is good any way you slice it.
Sweeten the day with to-go options that are as good as Grandma used to make -- and quite probably better. Just order early (as is now); Thanksgiving will be here before you know it.
Gencarelli's Bakery (321 Valley Rd., Wayne, 973- 872-0500) : Pecan, sweet pie, lemon meringue, apple pie, apple crumb and pumpkin are on the menu here where you can pick up a pie Thanksgiving day anytime between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. No orders necessary!
Gourmet Desserts (851 Van Houten Ave, Clifton, 973-815-1111) offers bourbon pecan, cherry, coconut cream and pumpkin and asks that you order a few days ahead of time to make sure they have what you want.
2 Sweet Cake Shop (279 Browertown Rd., Woodland Park, 973- 638-1973) : This adorable shop with the "too cute" name features apple, caramel apple, and pumpkin pies for the holiday. Orders being taken until just before Thanksgiving.
Pompton Lakes Bakery (117 Wanaque Ave., Pompton Lakes, 973- 835-2381 ) has a host of pies including apple, cherry, blueberry, pecan and pumpkin. The earlier you can order the better..
Have another place to add to our pie list? Let us know where you like to go.