Brian Polcyn is the former chef/owner of Forest Grill and Five Lakes Grill, among other Detroit-area restaurants, and he is a professor of charcuterie at Schoolcraft College in Michigan. @brianpolcyn
Michael Ruhlman has written and coauthored many bestsellers, among them The Soul of a Chef, The French Laundry Cookbook, Ratio, and other books. He lives in New York City and Providence, Rhode Island, with his wife, Ann Hood. @ruhlman
Easy as meatloaf (we swear), this melding of some of the richest things we know—pork shoulder, liver, and duck fat—along with spices, a splash of brandy, and some wine makes a simple, rustic country pâté that’s perfect for entertaining.