Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Windy Meadows Family Farm Chicken Liver Pate’

(Adapted from Nourishing Traditions)

(Makes about 4 cups)


Sauté in heavy skillet until no pink remains and vegetables are softened:
1 lb. chicken livers, trimmed of white fibers and cut in 1 inch pieces
1 lb. onions, coarsely chopped
1 lb. mushrooms, coarsely chopped
1 stick butter

Add and simmer until liquid is almost gone:
½ tsp. dill weed
½ tsp. dry mustard 
½ tsp. rosemary 
1/4 tsp. cayenne
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. lemon juice
2/3 cup white cooking wine

Add at end of cooking, to soften:
8 oz. cultured cream cheese 

Process in food processor with knife blade until smooth:
Pate’ ingredients
Sea salt to taste (about two teaspoons)

Pour into a serving container or one or two cellophane-lined molds, cover and chill overnight or several hours.  
Pate firms up when cooled. If using molds: Turn out pate’ from mold on to serving place and peel off cellophane, if used and smooth surface with off-set spatula. Surround pate’ with red pepper wedges, carrot ovals, celery spoons, cucumber slices and or crackers.  You may decorate the pate’ with a tomato “rose” made from a long strip of tomato skin curled, or cut outs from whole pimentos to imitate flower petals for extra eye appeal. Can be frozen, but may “weep” on defrosting so plan to dab up moisture before arranging vegetables. 
Thank you, Sally!

Connie Hale
Windy Meadows Family Farm

Campbell, Texas

Friday, April 8, 2016

How many calories are in Windy Meadows Chicken Sausage?

We’ve had a few requests for information about the chicken sausage we offer.  Mostly about the calorie count.  It’s a cool product though, so I wanted to take a moment and expound.  





1. No sugar or fake sweeteners.

2. No MSG, nitrates or artificial preservatives

3. We used Sea salt!

4. We added small amounts of chicken heart for CoQ 10.  You can’t taste it, it’s just there. :)

5. There are 118 calories per 2 oz serving.  

Chicken sausage can be purchased here.

Does this raise any other questions?  Please ask in the comments section, and we will do our best to answer them.