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by Sarah Steimer

Beet soup with dill

Sometimes you nearly forget you have beets in the fridge, and that’s pretty much the best time to whip up this soup. It was so simple and didn’t require turning on my oven, just some simple stove-top cooking. Feel free to add a little extra dill if you really love that flavor.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Three-beet salad with purple potatoes, red beans and sauerkraut

My family heritage is partially Ukrainian and Slovakian, but I somehow missed out on world of beets and borscht while I was growing up. Now that I’ve discovered my love of beets, I’m making up for lost time.


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by Sarah Steimer

Chickpea, quinoa and feta salad with dill

The original recipe called for barley, not quinoa, but I was aiming to use what I already had in the pantry. You could also probably use rice or another available grain.

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by Sarah Steimer

Summer tomato salad with fresh herbs

It’s a simple salad, but with so many fresh tomatoes and herbs around, why do more? Seek out the best heirlooms at your farmer’s market. The tomatoes are truly the key ingredient here (and go for color, too!).

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by Caitlin Saniga

Cucumber-rice salad with tahini dressing, dill and mint

Grain-based salads are my favorite. Exhibit A: This red rice salad with cucumber, cilantro and mint is one of my go-tos. Exhibit B: This barley salad with spring vegetables makes my mouth water just thinking about it. Now I’ve found a new rice salad worthy of joining the recipe rotation. Tahini gives the dressing a nutty creaminess that I love, and cucumbers and herbs brighten things up. Enjoy!

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by Caitlin Saniga

Shaved fennel, cucumber and celery with shallots and dill

This salad packs in lots of crisp flavors and crunchy textures — and I’m in awe of its aesthetics. To me, dill is one of the most beautiful herbs, and here, it acts as the crown jewel to an array of gorgeous green and purple vegetables. And don’t worry — it tastes as lovely as it looks!

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by Caitlin Saniga

Feta-dill chicken salad in pita pockets

Faithful, long-time blog readers may recall a certain $6 Snack post I wrote that featured hummus from Aladdin’s in Akron, Ohio. Hummus is my favorite appetizer to order whenever I’m home and in the Aladdin’s neighborhood. But the chicken salad pocket is my favorite entree. It has a distinctly Mediterranean taste to it — from what I guess to be feta, lemon and tahini. Toasted almonds are nice touch, too. Here’s my attempt at recreating the chicken salad, and I think it’s a close match.

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