Protecting Grizzlies in Huckleberry Country

In April, we shared an article about  research ecologist Tabitha Graves and biologist Nate Michael mapping out huckleberry patches in Glacier National Park: Locating Huckleberries from Space. As an update, Graves and Michael’s research is also used to protect the grizzly bear population. Futurity.org shares the background for this research: Tracking where huckleberry plants live […]

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Huckleberry Cream Cheese Pastries

I converted this recipe, that I found via Pinterest, from blueberries to huckleberries — much better tasting with huckleberries!! Huckleberry Cream Cheese Pastries Category: ~Huckleberry Baked Desserts, ~Huckleberry Sweets Servings:  16 pastries Ingredients For the pastries: 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 teaspoons […]

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Locating Huckleberry Patches from Space

Knowing the location of a good huckleberry patch is the most valuable information an avid picker can have. But now, with current satellite technology, huckleberry patches can be located from space! According to the Blue Mountain Eagle article, U.S. Geological Survey research ecologist Tabitha Graves and biologist Nate Michael mapped out huckleberry patches in Glacier […]

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More Fun Facts About Huckleberries

Huckleberries are a favorite fruit for many — especially if you live in or around the Rocky Mountain region.  But did you know about these fun facts: Huckleberries are also found throughout eastern North America and the Andes and other mountainous regions of South America. The fruit is versatile in various foods or beverages, including […]

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Huckleberry Gifts for the Holidays

Looking for huckleberry products for holiday gift giving? Our sister website, Tastes of Idaho, features Idaho made products, including lots of huckleberry goodies for personal enjoyment and gift giving. Currently, we are fully stocked with our projected inventory of “made in Idaho” huckleberry products and candy for the holiday season.  In your planning for your […]

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Huckleberry Scones

Huckleberry scones are not as well known (or baked) as other huckleberry goods like pancakes, muffins or even breads. So if you have never made huckleberry scones before, here is a wonderful receipe from “Accordion to Kelly” to try. NOTE:  If you use frozen huckleberries, I would suggest reducing your liquids — adding small amounts […]

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Huckleberry Banana Bread

We’ve shared many huckleberry recipes on this site, but that does not stop us from looking for more and unique recipes.  Have you ever thought about making Huckleberry Banana Bread?  Well, here is the recipe from Kallie Schaefer : Huckleberry Banana Bread Category: ~Huckleberry Baked Desserts Ingredients Huckleberry Swirl: 1 pint huckleberries 1/2 tablepoon agave […]

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Late Season Huckleberry Stories

As we head into the end of huckleberry season (in most areas), stories are still appearing.  Here are three of the best ones.  Two articles include recipes!! Deduct trail serves up movable feast  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Another reason is huckleberries. … So I eat my fill of huckleberries. … Upon returning to the Prius, after […]

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