Ham and Mushroom Pate

From the Kitchen of Hazel Dell Mushrooms, Re-printed with permission
Hazel Dell Mushrooms, 3925 E. County Road 32, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (970-226-0978)

1 tbsn butter
1 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
3/4 cup ham crumbs
3 oz. cream cheese
1/4 tspn dried thyme
1 drop of Tabasco

In a food processor, chop mushrooms until fine. Sauté mushrooms in butter for 5 minutes, until tender. Using food processor, process ham into very small bits, add thyme, and a drop to Tabasco. In a medium bowl, blend mushrooms, ham and cream cheese. Pack into a bowl or mold. Refrigerate 2-4 hours.