Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Chicken Liver Pate with Brandy (1971)

  • 1/2 lb chicken livers
  • 1/4 lb lean bacon
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbspn plus 1 tspn flour
  • 1/2 consomme
  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tbspn California Brandy
  • 1/2 inch anchovy paste, squeezed from tube
  • 1 tspn parsley flakes
  • 1/4 tspn seasoned salt
  • Dash each of nutmeg, pepper
With a sharp knife, dice chicken livers, bacon, onion, and garlic.  Combine all ingredients, and mix well. 

Pour about 1/3 of mixture into blender container; run blender until mixture is smooth.  Add in and blend in remaining mixture, 1/3 at a time.  

Pour into buttered 1 1/2-pint or 1-quart casserole. Cover casserole and set in a shallow pan of hot water. Bake in a moderate over (350 degrees) for 1 3/4 hours.  Remove casserole from water; let stand a few minutes, then carefully pour off any liquid.  

Cool thoroughly before serving. Pate can be kept covered in the refrigerator for a week or so, and can also be successfully frozen.  

(Origin - "Wine Cookbook of Dinner Menus" by Emily Chase for the Wine Advisory Board, 1971)

Other Pate Recipes

Duck Pate in Cognac (1965)

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