Cynthia Danute Cekauskas, LCSW

"Lithuanian American Princess"
My husband (Randall Voelker) and I toasting the Captain of a cruise ship at the dinner we attended in his honour.
Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,184
Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (110 of 117)
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Anniversary: 20 Mar
Birthday: 24 Mar
In My Own Words:
The middle child of Lithuanian born refugees who settled in Detroit, Michigan I have often felt myself to be a citizen of two countries. Born in Detroit I was baptized in Toronto, Canada, my mother's now Canadian sister and brother serving as my godparents. Most of my family had fled Lithuania after the final Soviet occupation of 1944 escaping certain death, imprisonment or forced deportation to … Read more

Interests
Reading books that touch your soul, bring you closer to God, help improve your emotional, physical and spirtual health and help you connect with your ancestors, mine being in Lithuania. Listening to National Public Radio and Television, Lithuanian an… Read more
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,184 - Total Helpful Votes: 110 of 117
By de Gorgey, Maria Gieysztor [ [ Art of Lithuania&hellip by Maria Gieysztor de Gorgey
4.0 out of 5 stars Most worthwhile., 4 May 2014
Although I did not find this book to be as authentically Lithuanian as Isabele Sinkeviciute's book Lithuanian Cookery, I did find it rather worthwhile. I am a first generation Lithuanian-American, born in Detroit, Michigan, who grew up eating the food of her Lithuanian born mother and father. The author of this book does not have a typical Lithuanian name, described on the back cover, as coming from a "prominent Polish-Lithuanian family". She is also the author of A Treasury of Polish Cuisine: Traditional Recipes in Polish and English (Hippocrene Bilingual Cookbooks). I believe, therefore, that some of the recipes in this book may have more of a Polish cooking influence than other… Read more
Gieysztor, Maria De Gorgey: Art of Lithuanian Cook&hellip by Maria de Gorgey Gieysztor
4.0 out of 5 stars Most worthwhile., 4 May 2014
Although I did not find this book to be as authentically Lithuanian as Isabele Sinkeviciute's book Lithuanian Cookery, I did find it rather worthwhile. I am a first generation Lithuanian-American, born in Detroit, Michigan, who grew up eating the food of her Lithuanian born mother and father. The author of this book does not have a typical Lithuanian name, described on the back cover, as coming from a "prominent Polish-Lithuanian family". She is also the author of A Treasury of Polish Cuisine: Traditional Recipes in Polish and English (Hippocrene Bilingual Cookbooks). I believe, therefore, that some of the recipes in this book may have more of a Polish cooking influence than other… Read more
The Art of Lithuanian Cooking (Paperback) - Common by By (author) Maria Gieysztor de Gorgey
The Art of Lithuanian Cooking (Paperback) - Common by By (author) Maria Gieysztor de Gorgey
4.0 out of 5 stars Most worthwhile., 4 May 2014
Although I did not find this book to be as authentically Lithuanian as Isabele Sinkeviciute's book Lithuanian Cookery, I did find it rather worthwhile. I am a first generation Lithuanian-American, born in Detroit, Michigan, who grew up eating the food of her Lithuanian born mother and father. The author of this book does not have a typical Lithuanian name, described on the back cover, as coming from a "prominent Polish-Lithuanian family". She is also the author of A Treasury of Polish Cuisine: Traditional Recipes in Polish and English (Hippocrene Bilingual Cookbooks). I believe, therefore, that some of the recipes in this book may have more of a Polish cooking influence than other… Read more