Delicious Huckleberry Custard-Based Pie

With huckleberry season coming to an end, I know many lucky pickers have lots of huckleberries to makes some delicious desserts.   Here is a Custard-based Huckleberry Pie recipe that I found on the ‘Beyond the Chicken Coop’ website: Huckleberry Custard-Based Pie Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 48 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 8 minutes […]

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Versatility of Huckleberries

Huckleberries are very versatile as they can be used in so many different ways: Sweets, drinks, baked goods, preserves, in sauces, and …. (you finish the line!) Just search for huckleberry recipes or check out the many on this site for just a sampling of the many wonderful treats you can make using huckleberries. But […]

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Huckleberries in the News, August 2019

With the picking season in full swing, there are dozens of articles about finding and picking huckleberries. Here is a summary of the best ‘Huckleberries in the News’ I found: From The Independent in Chewelah, Washington: HUCKLEBERRIES: A Berry Good Time TIME TO GET PICKING: Huckleberry season is upon us in Stevens County… You might remember […]

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Bears in Huckleberry Patches

When we see a good huckleberry season, we see more bears in the patches and more bear alerts in the news. A few weeks back, this site posted a story on Protecting Grizzlies in Huckleberry Country. Here are a couple of updates on bears in huckleberry patches.  This first one was published on the Creston […]

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Huckleberry Etiquette

With the amount of huckleberry hunters and pickers, etiquette guidelines may be in order! Loving this article published on the NorthWest Public Broadcasting website: Tip 1 – If you ask, “Where’s your spot?” don’t expect anyone to tell you. There are few secrets more closely kept and shared only with the closest of friends. … […]

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Native Americans and Huckleberries

Huckleberries are part of the folklore of Native Americans.  Tribes may have introduced early settlers to the huckleberries — especially settlers in the western part of the United States. The following article from Today’s Home Kitchen describes some of their stories about “Wiwnu”:  Indian word for huckleberry: “Ischit Wiwnu”—The Path of The Huckleberry “Ischit Wiwnu”—Path, […]

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Huckleberry Festival in Jay, Oklahoma

The 52nd National Huckleberry Festival in Jay, Oklahoma begins on Thursday, June 27, and carries through Saturday, July 6. I realize we are a bit late with the announcement but there is still time to attend if you wish to check it out.  Actually, the first couple of days consisted of the following events: Little […]

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Huckleberry Rakes in Stock!

Huckleberry rakes are currently in stock and ready for this season’s huckleberry pickers! Early reports coming in bode well for a good huckleberry season! Warm wet spring combined with no late frost this spring is a good indication of an abundant crop.   The reports we receive show crop ranges from flowers to turning red, depending […]

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Huckleberry Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake is one of my favorite baked goods.  Tastes good for breakfast, lunch or dinner!  Just the right amount of sweetness, without being loaded with extra sugar.  Add huckleberries to the recipe and it can’t get any better. Check out the following recipe, originally found the Genius Kitchen website Huckleberry Coffee Cake Category: ~Huckleberry […]

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