Viryta (Lithuanian Honey Liqueur)

Viryta (Lithuanian Honey Liqueur) Recipe By:FoodJunkie “This is a sweet, very potent beverage that can be found at Lithuanian festivals and Lithuanian social clubs in Baltimore. They usually pronounce it ‘VIT-a-tis’. Viryta is usually homemade by descendants of Lithuanian immigrants, using recipes that have been handed down through the generations, and is a popular commodity around the holidays. It took me years to finally get someone to teach me how to make it; most of the people around Baltimore who make it are very secretive about their family recipes! I’d probably catch an earful if she knew I posted it … Continue reading Viryta (Lithuanian Honey Liqueur)

Lithuanian Krupnikas

Lithuanian Krupnikas Recipe By:JOENAUJOKAS “Lithuanian spiced honey liqueur. Serve warm as a traditional Eastern European cold remedy – a quick heat-up in the microwave works great.” Ingredients 10 cardamom seeds 1/2 nutmeg seed 2 teaspoons caraway seed 10 whole cloves 10 whole allspice berries 4 (3 inch) cinnamon sticks 2 teaspoons whole peppercorns 1 pinch crushed saffron threads (optional) 2 (1 inch) pieces fresh ginger root 2 (1 inch) pieces fresh turmeric (yellow ginger) 3 large strips of orange zest 3 large strips of lemon zest 4 cups water 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 pounds honey 1 quart 190 proof … Continue reading Lithuanian Krupnikas

Lithuanian Kugelis

Lithuanian Kugelis Recipe By:J Sell Sr/Jr “This is a Lithuanian dish that my family makes mainly during the holiday season. It goes great with ham or turkey. It is also served in many authentic European restaurants. This recipe is time consuming but well worth the work put into it. This is a ‘stick to your ribs’ dish and is in no way considered lo-cal or healthy. A dollop of sour cream on top of each piece is a great topping.” Ingredients 1 pound bacon, diced 2 large onions, diced 1/2 cup butter 5 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and shredded 1 … Continue reading Lithuanian Kugelis

Fresh Carrot and Radish Salad/Gaivios morkų ir ridikėlių salotos

Was given this recipe from my favorite Lithuanian site . Enjoy Publikavo lithuanianintheusa on kovo 6, 2017 Lithuanian in the USA Fresh Carrot and Radish Salad/Gaivios morkų ir ridikėlių salotos  {~2-3 servings} Ingredients: 2 medium-sized carrots 2 handfuls of medium-sized red radish {dressing} 3 tbsp. mayonnaise 0.5 tsp. wine vinegar 0.5 tsp. granulated sugar 0.5 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley pinch of salt pinch of white pepper a handful of chopped green onions Preparation: Cut radish stubs, grate radishes with a major grater, put in a bowl. Peel carrots, grate with a fine grater, mix with radish. After … Continue reading Fresh Carrot and Radish Salad/Gaivios morkų ir ridikėlių salotos