Traditions are great, but every family's Thanksgiving meal needs a revamp from time to time.
Along with the roast turkey and stuffing, there are a lot of ways you can make your holiday meal more adventurous.
Here are a few recipes to try this year:
Get a healthy dose of veggies with this brilliant green soup and justify eating that second slice of pie for dessert.
Spicy ginger and sour apples balance this creamy soup that is sure to be a favorite of kids and adults alike.
Roast butternut squash to bring out its natural sweetness, and balance it with a vinaigrette that uses hazelnut oil to make this dish special.
Skip the anchovies in this Caesar salad, but keep all the flavor you love. This recipe comes courtesy of the Upper West Side restaurant TESSA. Don't forget to bruise the kale leaves to make them easier to eat.
If you can't wait for Thanksgiving to get your turkey, cranberry sauce and gravy, try this grown-up twist on burgers and fries.