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Cabbage – A Lithuanian favorite

CABBAGE ROLLS Balandėliai – Kopūstainiai 1 large head of green cabbage 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb. ground meat (pork, veal or beef. Ground turkey can be used) 1 egg 1 cup rice, cooked ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper Sauce 1 can Campbell’s tomato soup 1 (15 oz.) can ...

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Fish – Can’t have Kūčios without it

FISH CROQUETTES žuvies kotletai 3 lbs. fish (bass. perch, whitefish, etc.) boned and skinned ½ cup breadcrumbs 1 medium onion, grated 3 Tbsps. butter 2 eggs ½ cup milk Salt and pepper to taste To make boning easier, put the fish into hot water for a short time. This sets ...

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A pot-pourri of Lithuanian delicacies

CHEESE DUMPLINGS Varškėčiai 3 eggs 1 pound firm cottage cheese (farmers cheese) 1/3 cup farina or cream of wheat ¼ cup flour 1 tsp. sugar Pinch of salt Sour cream or butter for serving In a large bowl, lightly beat eggs, add remaining ingredients and mix well. Set aside in ...

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Šaltibarščiai and other cool soups for a warm summer

COLD BEET SOUP (1) šaltibarščiai (1) 4 cups cold water 2 cups buttermilk 2 cups canned and diced or 3-4 fresh beets, boiled, peeled and diced 2 small cucumbers, peeled and diced 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced ½ cup sour cream Salt and pepper to taste 3 Tbsps. fresh dill, chopped ...

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Tasty appetizers for your Spring entertainment

STUFFED MUSHROOMS Kimšti grybai 10 ounces mushrooms, washed and trimmed 2 Tbsps. butter 3 Tbsps. finely chopped onions 2 Tbsps. fresh parsley 1 cup bread crumbs 1 tsp. mustard ¼ cup grated cheddar or other hard cheese Salt and pepper to taste Dry mushroom caps on paper towel. Chop stems. ...

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A Sweet Easter

EASTER BREAD Velykų pyragas 2 cups scalded milk 2 packages active dry yeast ¼ cup plus ½ cup sugar 3 cups plus 3½ cups sugar 3 large beaten eggs 1 tsp. salt 1 cup white raisins ½ cup melted butter 1 large egg yolk 1½ Tbsps water Cool scalded milk ...

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For Your Sweet Tooth

SOFT HONEY CAKE Minkštas meduolis 3 cups flour 2 cups honey 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup black coffee 1 tsp. soda or baking powder 1 tsp. spices 1 tsp. cocoa 8 eggs Beat honey with sugar until white. Mix flour, cocoa, spices and baking powder and add a little ...

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Warm soups for chilly days

DILL PICKLE SOUP Raugintų agurkų sriuba 4 large dill pickles, diced or thinly sliced 2 Tbsps. flour 2 Tbsps. oil 3 cups beef broth 2/3 cup liquid from pickles 2½ cups diced boiled potatoes (optional) 1 cup sour cream Coat pickles with flour. Stir-fry pick-les in oil over medium heat ...

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A traditional Kūčios table

CHRISTMAS EVE BISCUITS Kūčiukai/preskučiai/ųližikai 1 oz. yeast 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 cup milk ½ tsp. salt 1½ cup all purpose flour Cream yeast with sugar. Add warm milk and salt. Sift in flour. Stir thoroughly. Put in warm spot to rise a little. If necessary, add more flour to dough. ...

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Apples and plums… …two autumn favorites

BREAD AND APPLE CASSEROLE Duonos ir obuolių apkepas 2 cups black bread crumbs 1 cup cranberry juice 1 cup sugar 6 medium apples 2 Tbsps. butter or oil Milk Cinnamon Moisten bread crumbs with cranberry juice or milk. Peel apples and grate coarsely. Mix apples with sugar and cinnamon. Grease ...

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