Huckleberry Delights Cookbook

Huckleberry Delights Cookbook

by Karen Jean Matsko Hood

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Living in the heart of Washington brings great appreciation for the huckleberry season. Huckleberry bushes are beautiful! Daily, we enjoy the beauty of the huckleberry bushes and the many stories they have inspired. Many of us have wonderful memories of picking huckleberries in the hot July and August sun and running away when a bear came to claim his territory. Huckleberries are indeed a tasty and delicious food. Huckleberry varieties come in many colors, sizes, and textures. The fruit is great for cooking and is nutritious to eat alone. It is no wonder that huckleberry bush cultivation quickly spread throughout the western United States. Huckleberries have an interesting history of facts and folklore. Some of this huckleberry folklore is included in this book. As a poet, I found it enjoyable to color this cookbook with poetry so that readers could savor the metaphorical richness of the huckleberry as well as its literal flavor. Also included in this Huckleberry Delights Cookbook are some articles on history, cultivation, and botanical information, along with interesting facts about huckleberries. The Cookbook Delights Series would not be complete without Huckleberry Delights because huckleberries are a common and popular Pacific Northwestern American fruit. We hope you enjoy reading it as well as trying out all the recipes. This cookbook is designed for easy use and is organized into alphabetical sections: appetizers and dips; beverages; breads and rolls; breakfasts; cakes; candies; cookies; desserts; dressings, sauces, and condiments; jams, jellies, and syrups; main dishes; pies; preserving; salads; side dishes; soups; and wines and spirits. Do enjoy reading about huckleberries, but most importantly, have fun with those you care about while you are cooking. Following is a collection of recipes gathered and modified to bring you Huckleberry Delights Cookbook: A Collection of Huckleberry Recipes, Cookbook Delights Series by Karen Jean Matsko Hood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592109470
Publisher: Whispering Pine Press International, Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 326
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Karen Jean Matsko Hood was born and raised in Great Falls, Montana. As an undergraduate, she attended the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota, and St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Hood received a B.S. Degree in Natural Science from the College of St. Benedict and minored in both Psychology and Secondary Education. Upon her graduation, Hood and her husband taught science and math on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She completed her Master's Degree in Pastoral Ministry and is working on research projects to complete her Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Hood resides in Greenacres, Washington, along with her husband, seventeen children, and foster children. Her interests include writing, teaching, and volunteering as a court advocate in the juvenile court system for abused and neglected children. Hood is a literary advocate for youth and adults.

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