Summer Harvest

BROCCOLI SALAD Brakoliu mišrainė 1 medium head broccoli 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup raisins 1 red onion, chopped ½ cup apple cider vinegar ½ cup sugar 2 Tbsps. mayonnaise Trim broccoli and remove tough ends; wash thoroughly. Chop into ½ – inch pieces and place in large bowl. Add ...

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Four for Four in ‘04?: the Lithuanian National Basketball Team Makes Its Fourth Olympics Appearance This August in Athens, and Expectations Have Never Been Higher. We Introduce the Powerful Squad Which Could Garner Our Fourth Straight Medal

by Tom Gregg (Grigonis) The Lithuanian national basketball team makes its fourth Olympics appearance this August in Athens, and expectations have never been higher. We introduce the powerful squad which could garner our fourth straight medal. RINGE SPORTS LIKE SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING can come or go, but the showcase event of ...

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Say cheeeeeese!

POTATO CAKE WITH COTTAGE CHEESE Bulvių plokštainis su varške 2 lbs. potatoes 1½ cups dry cottage cheese 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup milk 2 oz. bacon, chopped 1 Tbsp. sour cream 6 Tbsps. butter 1 tsp. French tarragon 1 tsp. sugar Pinch of salt Grate potatoes and remove most of ...

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“Little Lithuania, Usa” Schuylkill County, PA

BY JOHN J. CHERNOSKI (ČERNIAUSKAS) “Little Lithuania, Usa” Schuylkill County, PA THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES THERE ARE NUMEROUS places where a particular ethnic group has long been identified with an area, and names such as “Little Italy,” “Germantown,” “Chinatown,” etc. have become a part of the local fabric. I decided ...

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For your Easter table

BAKED EASTER HAM Keptas Velykų kumpis 1  7–8 lb. fully cooked smoked ham shank 1 cup maple syrup 2 Tbsps. cider vinegar 1 Tbsp. prepared mustard Whole cloves Combine syrup, vinegar and mustard. Place ham, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Pour about ½ cup mixture over ...

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Rimantas Stankevičius 1944 – 1990: Test Pilot Cosmonaut

BY INA BERTULYTĖ BRAY SEPTEMBER 9, 1990. CNN SHOWS A JET FIGHTER slicing the TV screen, vanishing, then — a ball of fire.The announcer calmly reports that a Soviet Sukhoi SU-27 airplane crashed at an air show in Italy, killing the pilot and a bystander, injuring eight. Another disaster with ...

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My Father was a Smuggler

by John Millar (Jonas Stepšis) The two swimmers carefully pushed their water-proof wrapped bundles onto the sloping riverbank and slipped silently out of the water. Shaking themselves like dogs to rid their bodies of as much water as possible, they hurriedly donned the clothes that were secured to the top ...

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Hot drinks for those cold days

On these blustering winter days  (particularly in the northern sections of the country),  there is nothing better to warm you up than a steaming hot drink.  Most of the drinks on this page can be served either hot or cold. MULLED  WINE Vynas  su  prieskoniais 1 bottle sweet red wine ...

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Kunigas Ateina Kalėdot’: Recollections About an On Old Lithuanian Parish and the Christmas-Time Custom That Lithuanian Immigrants Had Brought With Them From the Old Country

By Gloria O’Brien-Kivytaitė. KUNIGAS ATEINA KALĖDOT’ Recollections about an on old Lithuanian parish and the Christmas-time custom that Lithuanian immigrants had brought with them from the Old Country. DURING the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s Brooklyn’s Apreiškimo Parapija (Annunciation Parish) was wellknown as a Lithuanian stronghold. As a “national parish,” without ...

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Holiday Goodies

CRESCENT CAKE WITH FRUIT Riestainis su vaisiais 4 cups flour ½ cup milk 1 oz. yeast 5 Tbsps. melted butter 4 eggs ½ cup sugar 1 cup dried currants 1 cup cut-up dried fruit 2 oz. butter for filling Mix ½ of the flour with warm milk and add yeast ...

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