One time I was a jalapeño burn-victim. An jalapeño burn-victim? I guess we’ll never know. Moving on, this came about from mincing around one dozen jalapeños. When I noticed my hands were on fire, my partner ran to the store to grab milk so I could soak my hands. Still burning. He ran back to the store to grab rubbing alcohol because we read it helped. Nothing. He ran back to the store to grab vaseline. Hands still engulfed in flames. The only thing that gave me a bit relief was plunging my hands into a bowl of ice water. However, as soon as the ice started to melt, the burning would flare up again. I would start to fall asleep with my hands in the bowl, the ice would melt, and the pain would jolt me awake. We replenished the bowl with ice and repeated this process for a long and torturous TEN HOURS. Continue reading The Ultimate Meat Chili (Low Carb)
Back in 2013 when I started this blog, I was still incorporating a lot of carbohydrates into my life. The common theme of my life was potatoes. They are the epitome of comfort and I generally need a lot of comfort to coax myself through the winter. This year I’ve decided to give some old favourites a low carb makeover, starting with my Chicken Barley and Beer Stew. Continue reading Chicken, Scotch Bonnet, and Beer Stew (Low Carb)
Today’s post features a guest writer. The Soupy Stovetop kitchen was once again graced with the presence of my good friend, Dan. You may remember him from such recipes as Pork and Pancetta Chili Soup, and The BBT: Bacon Basil Tomato Soup. Continue reading Chicken and Shrimp Green Curry (Low Carb)
How many more days until next vacation? Continue reading Sriracha Turkey Chili (Low Carb)
One of my closest pals came to hang out with me during the holiday this year. We’ve made it somewhat of a tradition to buy enough alcohol to last us days, watch terrible horror movies, and make nontraditional holiday meals together.
Thickened with cauliflower rather than a roux, and slightly heated with Thai chilies, this recipe is reminiscent of a Thai coconut soup and a hearty chowder. Continue reading Thai Chili Fish Chowder (Dairy-Free, Low Carb)