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Peppered Farmhouse Pate

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 8 sl Bacon
  • 1 lb Fresh pork picnic shoulder
  • 12 oz Pork liver
  • 1 Onion, quartered
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 8 oz Veal cutlets
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Green peppercorns
  • 1 ts Dried mixed herbs
  • 2 tb Brandy
  • Extra peppercorns (opt)
  • Fresh bay leaf (opt)
  • Crusty bread


Preheat oven to 350'F. (175'C.). Remove rinds and bones from bacon and

Stretch bacon on a board using back of a knife until bacon is almost double
in length. Line bottom and sides of a 5-cup terrine or souffle dish with
bacon. Mince shoulder pork, liver, onion and garlic. Cut veal in 1/2"
pieces. In a bowl, combine pork shoulder, liver, veal, onion and garlic.
Stir in egg, salt, peppercorns, herbs and brandy; mix thoroughly.

Spoon mixture into bacon-lined dish and smooth surface. Cover tightly with
foil. Put into a roasting pan half filled with hot water. Bake in preheated
oven 2 hours. Cool 30 minutes. Top with a plate and place a heavy weight on
plate. Cool completely, then refrigerate overnight. Turn out onto a serving
plate. Garnish with additional peppercorns and bay leaf, if desired, and
serve with bread.

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