What if your sweetheart doesn’t have a sweet tooth?
As a food blogger, I can’t ignore the fact that Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Instagram is flooded with pink, red, and purple. Chocolate, heart-shaped everything and sprinkles galore. In my quest to always be a bit untraditional, and to cater to those who don’t love sweets, I got the idea for a savory Valentine’s treat—something to satisfy the salt-toothed sweetheart in your life. Yes, a salt tooth is actually a thing. Like, a real, genetic thing.
So, these are the product of my over-active imagination and my dreams (literally): Savory, buttery shortbread dough, flecked with aged, sharp cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, fresh chives, and coarsely cracked black pepper. They are like a cross between a cracker and a biscuit. Soft and super savory. Grab your ingredients, roll up your sleeves, and get baking! Your sweetie (or salty?) will thank you.
PS: I’m working on some fun, sweet shortbread flavors, too! Stay tuned.