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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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Eating green… …Lithuanian Style

LETTUCE WITH SOUR CREAM Salotos su gretiene 2 small heads soft lettuce (such as bib, Boston, or similar) 3 hard-boiled eggs 1 tsp. sugar Juice of 1 lemon 1 cup sour cream Salt Wash and dry lettuce thoroughly and set aside in a cool place. Separate hard- boiled egg yolks ...

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Dumplings – Lithuanian “Soul Food”

COTTAGE CHEESE DUMPLINGS Varškėčiai ½ lb. dry cottage cheese 1 egg yolk ½ onion, chopped 1 tsp. butter 1½ cups sifted flour 1 egg Salt 1 Tbsp. water (about) Sauté onion in butter; combine with cottage cheese and egg yolk. Make dough of flour, egg, salt and water; roll thin ...

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Sweet delights for your Easter table

LITHUANIAN DOUGHNUTS Spurgos ½ cup milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 packages active dry yeast ½ cup warm water 3 egg yolks, beaten 3¾ cups all purpose flour, sifted Jam of any type (raspberry, cherry, prune, etc.) In a large bowl dissolve yeast in ...

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Nothing like some hot soup on cold winter days

BEET SOUP Burokėlių sriuba, “barščiai” 2 quarts beef stock 3 cans drained (or 3-4 fresh boiled and peeled) beets, grated 1 large onion, chopped 1 celery stalk with leaves, chopped 1 carrot, grated 3 Tbsps. oil Salt and pepper to taste In stock pot or Dutch oven, heat oil and ...

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A carnivore’s feast

LITHUANIAN STEW Lietuviškas šutinys 2 lbs. lean beef for stew 2 Tbsps. flour for dredging 4 Tbsps. butter 1 medium onion, sliced 3 medium carrots, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 leek, sliced 1 parsnip, sliced 1 bay leaf 2 cups broth ½ cup sour cream Salt and pepper to ...

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Always room for dessert

SQUARE WITH FRESH FRUIT Plokštainis su žaliais vaisiais 2 cups flour 4 oz. butter 1 egg ½ cup water Some milk Various sliced fresh fruit or berries Knead all the ingredients to mix them together, roll out a thin layer and spread it in a prepared baking sheet. Make a ...

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Fresh fruit makes summer sensational!

PLUM DUMPLINGS Slyvų virtiniai 25 prune plums 3 Tbsps. sugar 2 large potatoes, peeled and quartered ½ tsp. salt 3 egg yolks 2 Tbsps. shortening or butter, softened Dough 2½ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. sugar ½ tsp. baking powder Sauce ½ cup butter 1½ cups dark brown sugar ¼ ...

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Cool as a salad

BEET SALAD WITH HORSERADISH Burokėlių salotos su krienais 4 medium red beats 1 horseradish 1 cup diluted vinegar 1 bay leaf 6 of both kinds of peppercorns 1 tsp. sugar Salt to taste Peel boiled beets and grate coarsely. Put in glass dish in layers, alternating with grated horseradish. Pour ...

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Vegetarian delights

TOMATOES STUFFED WITH EGGS Pomidorai su kiaušiniais 6 medium tomatoes 3 hard-boiled eggs 1 raw egg 1 Tbsp. bread crumbs 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley 4 Tbsps. butter Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 ° . Cut off the tops of the tomatoes and, using a serrated spoon, ...

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