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What’s Cooking On the Back Burner? Three Lithuanian Americans – Culprits of a Unique Museum

by Ramunė Zdanavičiūtė CHICAGO CAN NOT ONLY BOAST OF THE LARGEST Lithuanian community in the United States, but also as the proud owner of some of the best museums anywhere: the Art Institute, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Field Museum of Natural History, the Chicago Historical Society, and ...

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For a typical Kūčios supper

CRANBERRY PUDDING Spanguolių kisielius 4 cups cranberries 2 cups sugar 1 cup potato starch, dissolved in 1½ cups cold water 5 cups water ¼ cup lemon juice Cinnamon, cloves, orange peel Rinse cranberries, removing any stems or brown berries. Place in large pot and fill with cold water, covering the ...

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Recipes with a-peel

APPLE CRUMB CAKE Trupintas obuolių pyragas 1¾ sticks butter, softened 3 eggs 4 cups flour 1 cup sugar 2 tsps. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla extract or lemon juice (can also use nutmeg or cinnamon) 8-10 apples, shredded ¾ cup sugar Preheat oven to 350 ° . With your hands, ...

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Spring fruits are in season

STRAWBERRY-RHUBARB COMPOTE Braškių-Rubarbarų kompotas 3 cups strawberries, hulled, halved, quartered if large 4 cups diced (½ inch) rhubarb 2/3 cup sugar ½ cup water 6 small scoops vanilla or strawberry ice cream or frozen yogurt Heat oven to 250 ° . Spread cut strawberries on baking sheet lined with foil, ...

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Sweet goodies for Easter

PASTRY SQUARES Pusiau  trapios tešlelės 4 cups flour 10 oz. butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1 egg white 1 tsps. vanilla sugar To  sprinkle  on top: 2 Tbsps. sugar 1/2 cup chopped almonds 1 egg Knead all ingredients together to make a dough, cover it with a cloth and chill ...

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Hot soup will keep you warm

CABBAGE SOUP Kopūstų sriuba ½ medium head of cabbage, shredded 1 lb. sauerkraut 5 cups chicken stock (low-sodium can be used, if preferred) 2 cups water 1½ lbs. smoked ham hocks 5 whole peppercorns 2 whole bay leaves 2 medium tomatoes, cored, seeded and diced 1 medium onion, chopped In ...

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What is Kūčios without fish?

HERRING  WITH  MUSHROOMS Silkės su  grybais 3 herrings 1/2 lb.  dried mushrooms 2 onions 2 Tbsps.  cooking oil Soak herrings overnight in cold water. Skin, fillet and slice. Boil mushrooms in water till soft; drain and slice fine. Slice onions, fry lightly in oil. Add mushrooms and dash of pepper. ...

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It’s apple season

APPLE CRISP Traškus obuolių pyragas 4 Tbsps. cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces ½ cup packed light-brown sugar ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup rolled oats 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ cup chopped walnuts 4 apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch dice 2 Tbsps. fresh lemon juice Preheat the ...

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Cool soups for a hot summer

COLD BEET SOUP šaltibarščiai 4 cooked red beets, peeled and coarsely grated (canned beets can also be used) 2 fresh medium-size cucumbers, finely cut 2 hard-boiled eggs 6 Tbsps. sour cream 4 cups sour milk or buttermilk 1 cup boiled water 8 sprigs fresh dill, finely chopped 1 cup scallion ...

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For your summer buffet

BACON BUNS Lašiniuočiai 1 package dry yeast 1 tsp. sugar ½ cup warm water ¾ cup warm milk 1/3 cup sugar ½ cup oil 1 tsp. salt 3 eggs, beaten ¼ tsp. mace 4 to 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour In a small bowl dissolve yeast in warm water; add ...

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