The Sporting Life: the Unsurpassable Johnny U.

BY TOM GREGG. A generation after his football exploits, star quarterback Johnny Unitas remains a source of Lithuanian pride and inspiration. Michael Jordan doesn’t realize this yet. But twenty five years after he retires, mention of his name is going to evoke mainly blank looks from the offspring of the ...

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Delicious Christams Cookies: Earcakes Ausikės, Cream Cheese Cookies Sūrio Sausainiai, Lemon Snowballs Citrininės Sniego Gniuždės, Pineapple-Oatmeal Cookies Ananasiniai-Avižiniai Sausainiai, Gingerbread Ornaments Imbieriniai Papuošalai

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Silidnas DELICIOUS CHRISTMAS COOKIES EARCAKES Ausikes 2 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 5 Tbsp. milk and 1 tsp. rum extract or 5 Tbsp. rum 3 cups flour Cream eggs and sugar. Add milk and rum extract or rum. Add in flour. Mix together to form stiff ...

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Customs & Traditions: the Lithuanian Wedding a Family Celebration

THE LITHUANIAN WEDDING A FAMILY CELEBRATION THEN … THE MOST IMPORTANT WAY OF PRESERVING AND continuing cultural traditions has always been, and still remains, through the family. In Lithuanian culture, starting a family was not just the couple’s personal responsibility. Weddings were always community affairs joining not only two people, ...

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Cool Summer Salads: Snow Pea Salad Žirniukų Salotos, Summer Barley Salad Perlinių Kruopų Salotos, Cucumber & Tomato Salad Agurkų ir Pamidorų Salotos, Cole Slaw Kopūstų Salotos, Fruit Salad Vaisių Salotos

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana SiliUnas COOL SUMMER SALADS SNOW PEA SALAD Žirniuku salotos 1/2 lb. snow peas, trimmed, strings removed 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, stems trimmed 1 large red bell pepper, cored and seeded 6 Tbs. bottled reduced-calorie vinaigrette or “lite” Italian dressing Blanch snow peas in boiling water ...

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Lithuanian History Highlights: the Lithuanian Women in Legend and History

THE LITHUANIAN WOMAN IN LEGEND AND HISTORY No one has contributed more to the preservation o f Lithuania’s national identity — and perhaps its very existence — than the Lithuanian woman. Throughout all the turbulent times o f Lithuanian history; the Lithuanian woman played an important role and often assumed ...

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The “Family Jewels”: Hot Beet Soup Burokėlių Sriuba, Potato Pudding Kugelis, Rhubarb Cobbler Rabarbarų Pyragas, Mushrooms With Sour Cream Grybai su Grietine, Tiger Ears Tigro Ausytės

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. The “Family Jewels” HOT BEET SOUP Burokeliu sriuba 1 lb. boiling beef 2 1-lb. cans of beets 1 1-lb carton sour cream Vinegar Sugar Cook the boiling beef. To the broth add the beets, which have been shredded; salt, pepper and pinch of mixed ...

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The Lithuanian Experience: Hurray for Hollywood: Lithuanians On the Silver Screen

A MOVIE IS IN TROUBLE IF THE FINAL CREDITS are as interesting as the picture. But study the closer on Disney’s blockbuster “The Lion King”. In the five long minutes it runs, you will acquire a sense of where today’s $80 million budgets are coming from. And you will see, ...

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Cookies: Chocolate – Oatmeal Cookies Šokoladiniai – Avižiniai Sausainiai, Almond Spice Cookies Migdoliniai Sausainiai, Honey Cookies Meduolėliai, Sugar Cookies Cukrininiai Sausainiai

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas. You don’t knead much dough to bake these COOKIES CHOCOLATE – OATMEAL COOKIES Šokoladiniai – avižiniai sausainiai 3/4 cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/3 cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts or pecans) 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup ...

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The Sporting Life: and We Play Baseball Too!

BY TOM GREGG YOU MAY BE SURPRISED TO know that basketball is very popular here,” a Lithuanian schoolteacher wrote her longtime American pen pal in the early 1970s. “Some of our players are very good.” I know when my mother read this I was surprised. And skeptical. The first generation ...

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Lithuanian Roots: Your Coat-Of-Arms Is Showing: an Outline of Lithuanian Heraldry

By RIMA MEDELIS Your Coat Of Arms Is Showing: An outline of Lithunian Heraldry HERALDRY—- AN OLD WORD DERIVED FROM GREEK -— is the art or science having to do with coats-of-arms. Heraldry is closely related with history, archaeology, numismatics, sphragistics (the study of seals), and particularly genealogy. It helps ...

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