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      title: peasant style pate
 categories: appetizer, french
   servings: 16
       1 lb lean ground pork
       1 lb ground round
       1 c  onion
       3 t  garlic
     1/4 c  scallions
     1/2 c  fresh breadcrumbs
       3 ea egg
     1/2 t  dried thyme
     1/2 t  ground bay leaf
       1 t  freshly ground black pepper
     1/8 t  salt
     1/2 lb smoked slab bacon
 preheat oven to 325 degrees 
 combine all ingredients, except bacon-mix lightly but thoroughly 
 fry 1 tablespoon in a small skillet to test 
 adjust seasonings to taste 
 layout bacon slices, side by side and barely touching, onto a baking
 form meat into a loaf shape and place across the middle of the bacon
 bring ends of bacon up to enclose the loaf 
 turn loaf over on top of bacon ends 
 bake @ 325 degrees for 90 minutes, basting often with any rendered fat 
 remove from oven 
 cool thoroughly before slicing
 serve at room temperature, with crackers or sliced breads to the side