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Souper Summer

LET’S COOK  LITHUANIAN Cold sweet soups are very popular with  Lithuanians,  especially in summer.  In olden times and  now,  soups made with berries, fruits and tiny dumplings are always a treat. And another summer favorite, cold  beet soup or šaltibarščiai,  is perhaps the most popular of all. PRUNE SOUP Slyvų  ...

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Refreshing Summer Salad

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas RED  BEET  SALAD  WITH  ONIONS Bu rokėlių  salotos  su  svogūnais 4 medium red beets 2 medium onions 1/2 cup wine vinegar 1 bay leaf 6 peppercorns 1 tsp. sugar Salt to taste Boil  unpeeled  beets  until  soft,  peel, and grate coarsely. Add chopped onions. ...

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For your Easter table

LET’S  COOK   LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas Easter is a very special event for Lithuanians.The Easter meal usually includes a variety of meats to celebrate the end of long fasting during Lent. ROASTED   DUCKLING Kepta  antis 1 duckling, 5 to 5 1/2 pounds, excess fat removed 1 orange, quartered 1 tart ...

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Hot Soups

HOT SOUPS On cold days like those we are having this winter, nothing warms you up better than a bowl of hot home-made soup. CHICKEN DUMPLING SOUP Viščiuko sriuba su leistinėliais 1 cup onion, medium diced 1/2 cup celery, medium diced 1/2 cup carrots, medium diced 1 stick butter 1/2 ...

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Sweet Holidays

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. HONEY COOKIES Meduolėliai 4 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 3 egg yolks 3 Tbsps. honey 2 Tbsps. melted butter 2 Tbsps. sugar 2 Tbsps. sour cream 1 tsp. spice mixture 1 Tbsp. caramel (burnt sugar liquid) Add honey, spices, and butter to ...

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Recipes with a-peel

LET’S COOK  LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas APPLE  CRISP Traškus obuolinis  pyragas 4 cups apples, peeled, cored, andsliced 1/4 cup orange juice 1 cup sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg Dash salt 1/2 cup butter Preheat oven to  375°.  Lightly oil or spray with nonstick vegetable oil ...

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Easter Delicacies

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas Traditional Lithuanian Easter foods are made of pork, veal,  fowl, and milk. Also an abundance of baked goods, both sweet and savory. ROAST DUCK Kepta antis To  prepare  duck  for  roasting,  re­move all loose fat and giblets from cav­ity.  Trim   wings  off at  the  ...

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| Sveikatą!

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas You probably have already celebrated the new year with champagne. No matter.  These beverages can be enjoyed all year around. MILK LIQUEUR Pieninis krupnikas 1  qt.  grain  alcohol 1  qt.  milk 4 cups sugar 2  oranges 2  lemons 1  stick vanilla, or 1  Tbsp.  ...

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Christmas Favorites: Christmas Compote Kompotas, Christmas Bread Kalėdų Pyragas, Honey Cake Meduolis, Cranberry Pudding Kisielius

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. Christmas favorites From “Treasures o f Lithuanian Cooking”, “Popular Lithuanian Recipes”, and other sources. CHRISTMAS COMPOTE Kompotas 4 cups water 1 (8-ounce) package mixed dried fruit 1 cup pitted prunes 1 cup dried apples 1/2 cup golden raisins 4 cloves Juice of 1 lemon ...

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An Apple a Day… : Spiced Pork and Apples Pikantiška Kiauliena su Obuoliais, Apple Raisin Dessert Cake Obuolinis Pyragas su Razinom, Apple Cake Obuolinis Pyragas, Apple Squares Pyragėliai su Obuoliais, Apple Cheese Obuolių Sūris

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. An apple a day… Apples (or obuoliai, if you prefer) have always been a favorite in Lithuanian cooking, especially this time of year. They were plentiful in everyone’s back yard and were easily stored over the winter. SPICED PORK AND APPLES Pikantiška kiauliena su ...

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