The Empress Plum Crumble Tart

plum crumble tart

Fall baking is so darn satisfying, don't you think? We can say goodbye to summer heat and think about turning on the oven again. Bonus: The house … More

The Best Pear Spice Cake


  This simple pear spice cake combines seasonal fruit with the sweet and pungent flavors of cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon, and an … More

End of Season Tomatoes

How to Save Your Bumper Tomato Crop

When summer finds a way of stepping on the toes of Fall with hot days and late-ripening tomatoes, I for one love to find savory ways of extending their usefulness well into winter and beyond. With six (yes 6!) tomato plants still hanging on this month in my garden and plenty of fruit still coming to markets from local farmers, I really had to come up with new ideas for … More

Jones Creek Farms Pink Applesauce


  With the days, and nights turning cold, I usually want to start heating the house with a long, slow, oven-cooked dish. DIY applesauce is … More

Behind Banchan: The Dish on Korean Sides


For all you shy diners, The Local Dish has put together a helpful guide to navigate your way through this vast spectrum of sides that range from … More