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 French Pate Recipes


 1 lb. ground beef
 2 lbs. ground pork
 1 large onion, chopped
 3 large cloves of garlic, chopped
 2 and 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon
 1 tsp. of allspice
 1/2 tsp. of paprika
 1 qt. of water
 2 and 1/2 tsp. of salt


 Mix thoroughly and simmer about 5 hours over low heat in uncovered pan. stir frequently.

 Cool and use on a sandwich spread or on crackers.

 Recipe courtesy of I. Duprey.


 Another Groton Recipe

 1/2 lb. of leaf lard
 3 lbs. ground pork butt ( not lean)
 2 medium onions, chopped
 2 tsp. of salt
 1/4 tsp. of pepper

 Place the two following ingredients in a cloth bag:

 1 tbsp. of whole cloves
 1 and 1/2 tsp. of allspice

 Fill with water to cover the meat.

 Combine above ingredients in a large pan and bring to a boil. Then continue to cook at simmer or light boil until the water is almost gone. Stir often.

 Remove from the heat and allow to cool for about 1/2 hour. Remove spice bag. Beat with a hand mixer for about 5 minutes. 
 Add plain bread crumbs to bring the mixture to the right consistency ( until most of the liquid is absorbed).

 Serve as a spread on bread or crackers.





















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