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22645 Garrod Road

Saratoga, CA  95070

408-867-7116

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22645 Garrod Rd
Saratoga, CA, 95070

(408) 867-7116

Enjoy wines where the grapes are grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Saratoga and overlooking San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley.

Recipes

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Gorgonzola Sauce for Steaks

Bill Cooper

Serves 4 - 6

  • Lowry’s Seasoned Salt

  • 2 Tbsp. butter, divided

  • 1/4 c. finely chopped shallot

  • 1/2 c. beef broth

  • 3/4 c. sour cream

  • 1/3 c. crumbled gorgonzola

  • Chopped parsley

Choose your favorite cut of steaks. Sprinkle with Lowry’s seasoned salt and cook in 1 Tbsp. butter to your preferred doneness. Remove from pan. Cover with foil on a warmed plate. Add 1 Tbsp. butter to pan and sauté the shallots. Pour in beef broth; cook until almost evaporated, stirring frequently. Stir in sour cream until well combined. Add gorgonzola, stirring until melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon over steaks on serving plates and garnish with chopped parsley.

Accompany with Cooper-Garrod F86 Sabre Jet, Test Pilot

Blue Cheese Marinade for Steaks

Bill Cooper

  • 2 Tbsp. crumbled blue cheese

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • ¼ tsp. fresh ground pepper

  • ½ tsp. salt

  • 1 Tbsp. coffee crystals

  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce

  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

  • ½ c. olive oil

  • 4 sirloin tip steaks (or your choice of cuts)

Pat steaks dry with paper towels and place in a glass container.  Mix marinade ingredients in a blender until smooth.  Pour over steaks, rubbing in.  Cover and marinate 4 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.  Grill or broil according to personal preference for doneness.

Serve with Cooper-Garrod Cabernet Sauvignon and Test Pilots