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Some Lithuanian Favorites

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN Lithuanians have some favorite dishes Lm they have been enjoying for centuries. They still prepare them the same old- fashioned way their grandparents and great-grandparents used to prepare long time ago. Here in America many of us are either not familiar with some of these dishes, or ...

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Imperial Dessert

NAPOLEON TORTE Napoleonas Napoleon torte has been a favorite des­sert on the Lithuanian festive table for ages.  It is served during the most im­portant holidays and celebrations, as well as on informal occasions.  Legend says that the recipe was brought to Lithua­nia by Napoleon’s own chef during the Emperor’s 1812 ...

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A dumpling by any name…

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas While in English any dumpling is a dumpling, in Lithuanian dumplings have many names, depending on their shape, size, or ingredients. But no matter what you call them – “kleckai, koldūnai, varškėčiai, or virtiniai” – they are all delicious. BAKED POTATO DUMPLINGS Kepti bulvių ...

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Traditional dishes for your Kūčios table

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas Traditionally the Lithuanian Christmas Eve — or Kūčios — dinner table has 12 dishes, all of which are meatless. Fish, vegetables, and fruits predominate. BEET SOUP WITH   “LITTLE  EARS” Burokėlių  sriuba su  ausikėmis 1  carrot,  sliced 1  rib o f celery,  sliced 1  onion,  ...

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Very berry nice

LET’S COOK LITHUANIAN with Dana Siliūnas Cranberries have always been popular in Lithuania in autumn. The shinny little red berries are not only attractive, they are suited for many delicious recipes.  If frozen, they can be kept up to one year. CRANBERRY  SALAD Spanguolių  mišrainė 1 pkg. fresh cranberries 4 ...

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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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