Have I mentioned my obsession with honey butter?
I mean, do I need to? I know few people who can resist the stuff at Texas Roadhouse. It kind of goes without saying.
I have a sweet tooth for sure, but I also like mixing sweet flavors with unexpected ones – salt, for one, but also spice. It may sound weird, but two things that I think make a fabulous combination are honey + jalapeños.
You see jalapeño jam around every once in a while, and maybe even jalapeño-flavored honey, but I decided I liked the idea of melted honey butter dripping over a jalapeño-topped burger.
As far as jalapeños go, I prefer the fresh ones, of course, but I always keep one of those big Sam’s Club jars of pickled jalapeños in the fridge because they’re so incredibly convenient. And they last forever. If I’m eating them raw, I try to let the juice drip off and dry, but I can barely tell the difference when I’m tossing them into salsa or cooking them into something.Continue reading