Once in a while, I run into an article that includes everything you want to know about huckleberries. Following is such an article from the Food and Farm Discussion Lab: What Do Huckleberries Taste Like? Taste Good or Bad? If you are just interested in specific topics: here is their table of contents: Table of […]
It is good that others are taking up where Dr. Dan Barney left off with his huckleberry research. Here is a recent story from Idaho Ag Today on the work of University of Idaho Professor Stephen Cook: Domesticating huckleberries Idaho’s state fruit isn’t commercially produced, nor are there any domesticated huckleberry varieties available. Native to the […]
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! End-of-season closeout on our last nine (9) huckleberry picking tools for 2023. Pickers are highly efficient harvesting tools when the berry crop is heavy and the leaves are small. (Otherwise, you are better off hand-picking.) $9.95 each with coupon code below (regular $22.95), plus shipping, WHILE THEY LAST! Includes ONE free huckleberry lip […]
There is new research from the University of Idaho study on huckleberries: the Idaho state fruit. Historically, the domestication of wild huckleberries has been a challenging project. Dr. Dan Barney did manage to make some serious progress, but unfortunately, his research project was halted in 2010. Much of his research is listed on this site: […]
From the reports, some areas are experiencing an early crop of huckleberries. Great news for huckleberry enthusiasts! Maybe this year will compensate for the poor crops the last few years! With folks out foraging, I thought I would remind everyone to be kind while you are out picking: Take care with the huckleberry patches. Be […]
Are you ready for huckleberry season? Huckleberry picking rakes are currently in stock and ready for the 2023 huckleberry season! SPECIAL NOTE: The post-Covid SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION has reached us in 2022, so we could not access the WIRE loop tine model of huckleberry picker/rake we’ve sold since 2008. At this moment, we are unsure when the situation […]
If you love wild foods, especially wild huckleberries, you will love Northwest Wild Foods. According to their website: “Located between the temperate Puget Sound and the rugged Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, Northwest Wild Foods is a small, family-owned company in Burlington, Washington, that is dedicated to bringing you the rare and natural wild […]
I found a wonderful recipe to make a very special huckleberry dessert for the holidays. (NOTE: Huckleberry Chantilly Cake And, of course, this recipe is from my favorite website: Use Real Butter. Check out the original recipe for more pictures and details.
Finding a new, different, or exciting recipe is always fun and welcome during the holiday season. Following is a Huckleberry Turnover recipe from Just a Pinch Recipes Sounds like a great dessert or brunch treat. Click here for the original recipe
What a special treat from one of my favorite websites, Huckleberry sauce over duck breast from Use Real Butter This sauce would be delicious over turkey or chicken breast as well. Check out the original recipe with step-by-step photos.