Wild Rice with Blueberries and Morels

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

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The first German settlers were delighted to find the lakeland woods sprouting wild mushrooms, among them the familiar ocher-colored fungi we call “morels.” The wild grass, which the Indians harvested early in the autumn, Germans would not have known because it is unique to the American-Canadian border, and it gave the name “good grain” to the Menominee Indians who harvested it. While wild rice is now grown and harvested commercially (mostly in Minnesota), it was once simply the affair of a