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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Huckleberry Gin Fizz Cocktail

Huckleberry juice and ‘shrub’ make wonderful adult drinks.  This recipe, orignially posted on the Use Real Butter website, sounded especially appealing on these warm summer days! Huckleberry Gin Fizz Cocktail Category: ~Huckleberry Drinks Ingredients Huckleberry Cocktail Ice 2 oz gin 1/2 oz. lime juice, fresh squeezed 1 oz. huckleberry shrub (see below for recipe) 3-4 […]

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Huckleberry Domestication Update

The International Wild Huckleberry Associate was first founded to share the research of Dr. Dan Barney on the domestication of wild huckleberries.  When Dr. Barney’s facility at the UI Research Center in Sandpoint closed in 2010, and he retired a few years later, others took up his quest to domesticate the wild huckleberry.  (If you […]

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Tips for Huckleberry Pickers

Here is another fun huckleberry picking story, with some important tips for huckleberry pickers, that I recent found on the internet.  Check out the tips here: Hurry to get your huckleberries From the Clark Fork Valley Press Huckleberry season is once again upon us, and with the weather coming just right they are ready to […]

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Huckleberry Pork and Coleslaw Meal

Nothing sounds more delicious on a hot summer day than a meal of huckleberry pull pork with huckleberry coleslaw!! We host a very active group on Facebook called Huckleberry Hunting & Recipes.  Huckleberry lovers from all over the country (but most are from the west) chime in with their favorite pictures of huckleberry pickings from […]

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Huckleberries Ready for Picking

Huckleberries are ripe and ready for picking in most areas.  Fun picking stories are posted nearly every day describing the crop, picking success and fun days of purple fingers! Following are a few of the articles that are circulating on the web: 9 Fun Facts About Huckleberries, the Unofficial State Fruit of Montana Everyday Wanderer […]

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Kootenay Boundary BC Banning Commercial Huckleberry Harvesting

In an effort to preserve grizzly bear habitat, areas of Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada is banning commercial huckleberry harvesting. Here are some of the new regulations, according to E-Know: From July 15 to Oct. 15, commercial-scale picking of huckleberries is prohibited in some areas of the Kootenay Boundary region, including Little Moyie and Kid Creek […]

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Huckleberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

You may have heard of huckleberry cheesecake or huckleberry ice cream, but have you heard of Huckleberry Cheesecake Ice Cream? I found this recipe on the Use Real Butter website and thought I would share it with you. Huckleberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Category: ~Huckleberry Cheese Cake, ~Huckleberry Sweets Ingredients Huckleberry sauce 1 cup fresh or […]

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Huckleberry Picking Rakes Myths

Huckleberry picking season is nearly here!  With all the talk about picking huckleberries, I am reminded that there are several misconceptions about using huckleberry rakes.  So, I have decided to share some excerpts from an article I wrote awhile back on this particular issue: What is the Real Story Behind Picking and Harvesting Wild Huckleberries? […]

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