2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 shallots (finely minced)
1 1/2 cups sliced white or brown mushrooms (about 10 ounces)
1 cup wild rice
1/2 cup slivered almonds
2 cups hot chicken or vegetable stock
  Salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley (or tarragon)