Fall seems to bring on a lot of dishes that combine sweet and savory flavors: butternut squash in pasta, roasted meat with stewed fruit sauce, even desserts spiced with herbs like rosemary and thyme. Do you like these kinds of dishes?We're always a little cautious when making (or eating!) a sweet-savory dish. These dishes can so easily go from an intriguing play of flavors to a disaster of syrupy sweetness. The key is getting the sweet and elements balanced in just the right proportions.