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Hot! Hot! Hot! – New Food Lenses

Here’s a baker’s dozen of the hottest new recipe lenses from our weekly What’s Cooking at Squidoo Quest.

Last week’s topic was hot food – by temperature or spice.  We got a lot of great recipes.  Enjoy 13 of our favorites.

Luscious Lettuce soup

1. Luscious Lettuce soup

Occasionally, I find that I have kept fresh salad in the fridge just a little too long. Lettuce leaves have wilted, and maybe even discoloured slightly at the edges. Mixed herbal leaves, like rocket and watercress, may have lost their crispness. I don…

Spicy Korean Beef Soup- Yukgaejang

2. Spicy Korean Beef Soup- Yukgaejang

Growing up in Hawaii, I was exposed to a wide variety of cuisines from around the world. With Hawaii being a true melting pot, it’s especially true when it comes to food. One of my best friends in school was this Korean kid who used to invite me over…

Spinach and Mushroom Pasta

3. Spinach and Mushroom Pasta

I love spinach. Looking through my recipes though, it seems many of them contained cheese aside from the salads. I also love cheese, but wanted some dishes that were vegetarian, and cheese- less too. It sounded healthier that way. So I started experimentin…

Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

4. Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

Tonight was one of those evenings when I was hungry for something different. I wanted to make dinner with just the ingredients I had on hand. It had to be carefree cooking and my final challenge to myself was to create something I had never made before. Oh…



QUICK & EASY CHICKEN MASSAMAN When you are working it’s easy to get home and feel too tired to cook, but with a little cheating it’s possible to cook a delicious Asian meal in 30 minutes. Senor Cicak usually cooks his meals from scratch,…

Semolina Dessert (Suji Halwa) Recipe: A Great Comfort Food

6. Semolina Dessert (Suji Halwa) Recipe: A Great Comfort Food

‘Suji Halwa’ is an Indian dish and is a great semolina dessert. Devoured fondly in India, it is one of the quick desserts that I love making. I learnt it from my sweet mom, who would prepare on special occasions. During monsoons, I start pinning…

Chicken Tortellini Soup With Meatballs

7. Chicken Tortellini Soup With Meatballs

Winter doesn’t seem to want to end this years, and there is nothing like warming up with a delicious bowl of soup. This is a recipe my daughter and wife booth make through the cold weather season. The correct answer here is they booth make this soup e…

Mum's Home Style Swiss Chicken

8. Mum’s Home Style Swiss Chicken

This recipe is another one which was passed down from my mother that my family all adored. Due to the fact one of my sisters was allergic to dairy Swiss Chicken was somewhat of a luxury to have as children. I always loved it as it was so tasty and a great…

Delicious Beef Stew For Lunch

9. Delicious Beef Stew For Lunch

Delicious Homemade Beef Stew Recipe Homemade beef stew is an excellent meal served for lunch on a cold winter day. We have made stew before, but it did not turn out very tasty. The last time I made this recipe, I added a secret ingredient, which made all t…

Spicy Sausage Gravy

10. Spicy Sausage Gravy

If you are looking for a breakfast idea that is warm and comforting, try Spicy Sausage Gravy. I like to make this a day ahead which prepares the flavors to blend together so nicely. It’s easy to reheat in the morning and serve over your choice of bisc…

Spicy Lachmatzoun

11. Spicy Lachmatzoun

Wonderfully spicy lachmatzoun! Incomparable flavor, exquisite simplicity and East fragrance. Serve with yogurt and are blown away at each table. The best is to eat them hot and are delicious! Try them. :)…

Taco Soup

12. Taco Soup

Taco Soup This recipe is for a lovely soup which can be served right out of the crock pot. Bring up the temperature with hot peppers, hot as you like. I have a few foods which are a staple around my house in winter, e. g. , speghetti, shepherds pie, chili…

The Tastiest, Moistest Turkey Burgers in the World

13. The Tastiest, Moistest Turkey Burgers in the World

In the WORLD? A bold claim, yes I know. But I stand behind it 100%, and that’s even using extra lean ground turkey. Ever bought pre- made turkey burger patties from the grocery store? How about ordered one at a restaurant? Did you find it dry and/or b…


Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • RenaissanceWoman2010

    Yum! That pretty much sums it up. Enough said (as she heads to the kitchen). :-)

  • Palmerl

    I love your recipes, especially the spinach and mushroom pasta. I shall try it today. Thanks!

  • tina-clark-9041

    When did u say you’re coming to cook for us?? Lol

  • savateuse

    Thanks for including my luscious lettuce soup! :)

    • rms

      Thank you for sharing it with all of us.

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