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A little taste of Idaho at the White House

A little taste of Idaho at the White House

Huckleberry sauce dessert

by Carolyn Holly

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Posted on March 15, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 15 at 9:37 AM

Last night, Idaho was on the menu for a state dinner at the White House.

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha dined on some pretty tasty stuff with the President and Mrs. Obama.  You can see the exact menu below.

Hopefully, the Camerons and Obamas weren’t too full after dinner, because they were in for a real taste of Idaho when it came to dessert.

Yes that is, in fact, Idaho-grown, huckleberry sauce served for the finale of this fancy dinner.


First Course

Crisped halibut with potato crust

Shaved brussels sprouts, applewood smoked bacon


Second Course

Spring garden lettuces

Shallot dressing, shaved breakfast radish

Cucumbers and avocados


Main Course

Bison Wellington

Red wine reduction, french beans, cipollini onions



Warm, meyer lemon steamed pudding with Idaho huckleberry sauce and newton pippin apples

* an American wine was also paired with each course