Heat 2 tbls. of the ho0ney in a large skillet over low heat until it begins to reduce and caramelize, about 10 minutes. Then add the pears, flat side down. Cook until golden brown around the edges, about 15 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat. Place the pears in a roasting pan flat side up. Scatter 3 sprigs of thyme(or other herbs) on top. Roast in a preheated 350*F. oven until tender, about 25 minutes.
Heat the remaining honey and thyme sprigs in a saucepan over low heat. Slowly whisk in the butter and salt. Drizzle theh honey butter mixture over the pears. Serve hot or warm. Enjoy!