It should come as no surprise that we love Thanksgiving around here. With the amazing all-American holiday just around the corner, it's time to start planning that menu. While every family has its favorite go-to recipes full of love and tradition, mixing things up with a few of these delicious dishes will only help make this Thanksgiving the best yet. Be prepared to take away some novel inspiration after clicking through these 15 Thanksgiving recipes.
— Additional reporting by Susannah Chen
Infuse classic Sangria with Fall's favorite herb to create sage sangria , a cocktail that will have your guests coming back for seconds and thirds.
Crostini With Mostarda
Ever heard of mostarda? The traditional Italian condiment that combines sweet, cooked fruit with a savory mustard sauce makes a perfect topping for these crostini topped with orange, pear, and cranberry mostarda .
Sweet Potato and Bacon Endive "Boats"
Caramelized and smoky sweet potato and bacon endive "boats"  have the perfect blend of textures and flavors to kick off Turkey Day right.
Persimmon and Arugula Salad
Make your Thanksgiving stand out this year with this persimmon and beet salad  that plays up the autumnal flavors of fuyu persimmon.
Cover your vegetarian entrée and squash side-dish bases with a creamy butternut squash lasagna .
If you're making a turkey for the first time, then a straightforward herb-butter-roasted turkey  is a surefire route to a moist bird.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey Roulade
If the idea of making and carving a whole bird  intimidates you, then try something faster and more sliceable, like this prosciutto-wrapped turkey roulade , stuffed with artichokes and shiitake mushrooms.
Potato Basil Puree
Take a tip from the Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten, and whip up potato basil puree . It's a supersimple and luxurious alternative to the traditional mash.
Who says stuffing is just for inside the bird? Try a new approach this Thanksgiving with crusty leek and sage stuffin' muffins .
Cranberry Sauce With Caramelized Onions
Skip the canned stuff and make it fresh and memorable. This recipe for fresh cranberry sauce with caramelized onions  will be an unexpected twist on traditional flavors.
Garlicky Gruyère Gratin
There is nothing more decadent than a perfect potato gratin. These potatoes au gratin  with garlic and gruyère cheese are sure to satisfy a hungry crowd — and no one will be asking about the mashed potatoes!
Butternut Squash Risotto
Restaurant-grade risotto may sound hard, but we promise: this recipe's actually easy. Guests will come back for more, thanks to the combination of sweet roasted butternut squash and fried sage .
Hazelnut-Topped Celery Root Puree
Deepen your appreciation for Fall root vegetables with this nutty "burnt milk" celery root puree , topped with rich hazelnut oil and toasted hazelnuts.
Who says cranberries are just for the sauce? This refreshing cranberry-ginger sorbet  is the perfect sweet treat for your guests that are just too full to take on a heaping slice of pumpkin pie.