Venison Pate II


2 pounds ground venison
1 onion, finely chopped
1 cup roasted chestnuts, chopped
1 stalk celery; thinly chopped
2 sprigs parsley, finely chopped
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano or rosemarv
3 slices stale whole-wheat bread
1/2 apple, peeled and chopped
2/3 cup port wine
1 crushed clove of garlic
4 slices bacon
1 bay leaf


Line an ovenproof loaf pan with the strips of bacon and place the bay a leaf in the pan. Mix the other ingredients together well with a fork or with your hands. Press firmly into the pan and bake in a 375 degrees F oven for 45 minutes.

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