The time when all those weeks of menu planning, grocery shopping, and table setting come together in one perfect feast surrounded by your loved ones. The menu is always the first thing on the Thanksgiving to-do list. Whether you’re responsible for the whole meal or just a dish, choosing the right recipe is the secret to success. Do you want to stick with your tried-and true menu? Delicious, classic Thanksgiving recipes like roast turkey with sage, cornbread dressing, and pumpkin pie. The ones, after years of taste testing, come with your southern stamp of approval. Or, you could to experiment with something new—take your guests to a casual Texas Thanksgiving with roasted green beans with sun-dried tomatoes and chipotle smashed sweet potatoes. With food like this, you really can’t go wrong. Whatever your style, Southern Living has dozens of editor-approved Thanksgiving menu ideas and tips to keep the preparation stress-free.