So I gave it a shot. Did my attempt work out? Well, it doesn't taste like their Brussels sprouts -- it's better! Who'd have thought it? Not only was it delicious, but we were dipping fish in the leftover sauce in the pan because it was so good. And unbelievably simple. This is a great quick side dish.
8 - 12 fresh Brussels sprouts
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons butter
12 tablespoons honey
one good pinch thyme
Wash Brussels sprouts and remove icky outer leaves. Cut off stems and slice an X in the base of each Brussels sprout.
Heat olive oil over medium low and add Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of water. Cover and cook over medium low heat for five minutes.
Add butter, honey, thyme, and sprinkle lightly with salt.
Cook another 2-4 minutes uncovered.
Drizzle with sauce from pan to serve.