What is a ramp? Never heard of that before in a food context...

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Peter
Peter April 9, 2011

It's sort of a cross between a mild onion, garlic, and scallions. They're delicious, only available for a month or so, and can be fried, sauteed, pickled... pretty much anything.

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mrslarkin
mrslarkin April 9, 2011

these are ramps. they are wild leeks. they grow in the woods near wetlands and start popping up in early springtime.

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ChefJune
ChefJune April 10, 2011

great photo, Mrs. L!

and fwiw, Ramps should be available in the greenmarkets in a week or two.

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