Classic Thanksgiving Menu

Sometimes you want to do something different for Thanksgiving, like incorporate international flavors, make a mash that's not potatoes, or serve a more interesting vegetable side dish than the usual green bean casserole. But sometimes you want to go totally traditional, and if that's the case, we've got you covered. Start your meal with this easy, elegant hors d'oeuvre topped with crispy fried sage leaves and jammy figs—flavors emblematic of fall—plus tangy goat cheese, perfect for nibbling with a glass of bubbly or an autumn cocktail. And keep clicking through the slideshow for more traditional yet elegant Thanksgiving recipes.