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Summertime Is Dessert Time: Spiced Sour Cherry Compote Vyšnių Kompotas, Chocolate Napoleons Šokoladiniai Napoleonai, Fruit and Ice Cream Pie Vaisių ir Ledų Pajus, Plum Cake Slyvų Pyragas

SPICED SOUR CHERRY COMPOTE Vyšniu kompotas 1 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 vanilla bean, split 1 cinnamon stick 6 whole cloves 3 heaping cups sour cherries, pitted 1/2 lemon 1 tbsp. cornstarch Combine water, sugar, vanilla bean, cinnamon stick and cloves in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over ...

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Kosciusko: Soldier, Humanitarian, Lithuanian

by Albert Cizauskas Soldier, Humanitarian, Lithuanian “Lithuania — My fellow countrymen and compatriots1. I was born on your soil and in my ardor for my homeland there is within me a special inclination toward those among whom I began my life… Lithuania — Glorious for valor and citizenship… I vow ...

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Two Lithuanian Favorites: Low-Fat Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Liesi Kopūstainiai, Dumplings Virtiniai (Koldūnai)

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. TWO LITHUANIAN FAVORITES LOW-FAT STUFFED CABBAGE ROLLS Liesi Kopustainiai 2 lbs. round steak ground 1 large onion chopped 2 egg whites 1 can or pkg. sauerkraut 1 head cabbage 1 can condensed tomato soup Salt (optional) Pinch of pepper 1 1/2 cups rice 1 ...

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Super Soups to Warm You Up: Barley Soup With Mushrooms Perlinių Kruopų Sriuba su Grybais, Potato Soup Bulvinė Sriuba, Sauerkraut Soup Raugintų Kopūstų Sriuba, Pea & Smoked Sausage Soup Džiovintų Žirnių Sriuba su Rūkyta Dešra, Cream of Potato Soup Pertrintų Bulvių Sriuba

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. Super soups to warm you up! BARLEY SOUP WITH MUSHROOMS Perliniu kruopu sriuba su grybais 2 lbs. beef and poultry with bones 1 cup barley 1/2 lb. soup greens 2 eggs 1 cup sour cream 4-5 dried mushrooms Pepper, bay leaf Put meat, greens, ...

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a Man for All Reasons: Jurgis Matulaitis

by Albert Cizauskas A Man for All Reasons: Jurgis Matulaitis “What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty!…In action, how like an angel!” – Shakespeare ARCHBISHOP JURGIS (GEORGE) MATULAITIS is revered for his adamant refusal tolerate politics within the Church. For this and ...

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Christmas and Cookies go Together: Christmas sugar cookies, lemon cookies, farmers cookies

Christmas and Cookies go together CHRISTMAS SUGAR COOKIES Cukriniai sausainiai 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 12 oz. package (1-3/4 cups) semi-sweet chocolate baking bits OR 1 12 oz. package ...

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M. K. Čiurlionis: Visionary Painter and Composer

by Vytas Kernius. M.K. ČIURLIONIS Visionary Painter and Composer “Lithuanian folk art must be the foundation of our art; and an original Lithuanian style must come out of it; it is our pride because the beauty which it contains is pure, original, and completely Lithuanian” M. K. Čiurlionis MOST OF ...

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The Women’s Hour

by Albert Cizauskas. BAD, BOLD AND BRILLIANT, six women ruled Czarist Russia in their own right and notas royal wives during the most turbulent years in its history. Few are aware that three were of Lithuanian ancestry. Matching skill with skill, violence with violence and guile with guile, all were ...

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You Can’t Beet These Recipes: vegetable salad with beets (daržovių-mišrainė ar vinagretas), tangy beet salad (burokėlių salotos), ukrainian borsch (ukrainietiški-barščiai), easy borsch (lengvi barščiai)

East and Central Europeans have always been fond of beet dishes, and Lithuanians are no exception. Try these and see how you like them. VEGETABLE SALAD WITH BEETS Daržovių mišrainė – Vinagretas 4 medium potatoes 3 medium red beets 2 carrots 1 onion or some scallions 1 egg 2 pickles ...

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Napoleon’s Lithuanian Adventure

by  Vytas Kernius. While the arrival of the French Emperor in Lithuania was all fun and games, his departure turned out to be a disaster. IN THREE SUCCESSIVE PARTITIONS during the second part of the 18th century – and particularly the last one in 1795 – Austria, Prussia and Russia ...

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