Recipes to Pair With a Diversity of El Dorado Wines

Perry Creek's Dinner for Six

Green Salad, Stuffed Mushrooms, Broiled Duck Breast, Berry Shortcake

Pair with: Mourvedre or Cabernet Franc

Stuffed Mushrooms:

12 Large Mushrooms
2 tablespoons butter
2 Sprigs Italian parsely, chopped
2 Sprigs basil, chopped
2 green Onions, sliced thin
Cup breadcrumbs
Salt and Pepper


Remove stems from mushrooms. Melt butter in a baking pan. Put mushrooms cap side down, into pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Chop stems and add rest of ingredients. Remove mushrooms from pan, reserving pan and it's juices. Place stem mixture in pan and stir to make a moist stuffing. Fill caps with stuffing. Heat and serve.

Broiled Duck Breast:

4 Whole duck breasts, split in half
4 Cloves garlic, sliced thin
Salt and Pepper


Remove tendons and trim duck to an even thickness. Insert garlic under skin. Broil about 4 minutes on each side to desired doneness and skin is golden crisp. Season to taste.

Berry Shortcake:

2 Baskets of fresh berries: blueberries, rasberries, blackberries, and strawberries
cup of sugar
6 biscuits or shortcakes
2 cups whip cream


Wash berries, drain, sprinkle with sugar. Split biscuits, put berries and cream on bottom half. Top with the other half and serve.