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What is the difference between pate and foie gras?

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Pat�� is meat or vegetables ground into a paste and seasoned. Pat�� can come from a variety of sources such as poultry, game, beef, seafood, lamb or pork. Foie gras is pat�� made from the fattened liver of geese or ducks.

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Foie gras has often been the subject of controversy as the geese or ducks are often force-fed to fatten their livers.

Pat�� is usually easy to prepare and its ingredients can be readily found. One popular type of pat�� is made of chicken livers or ground pork, both of which can be purchased from any grocery store or meat market.

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