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Awesome Mushroom Pate

Awesome Mushroom Pate


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely ground dried mushrooms (a mini food processor should be able to grind a big handful of dried mushrooms)
  • 13 ounces mixed mushrooms, caps quartered, stems roughly chopped (unless they're inedible)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, left whole and in their paper jackets
  • about 8 whole stems of thyme
  • kosher salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3 ounces neufchatel cheese
  • 1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley, packed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • truffle oil, for drizzling
  • baguette, thinly sliced, for serving