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

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 5 years ago
3 answers 649 views
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Peter

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added over 5 years ago

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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added over 5 years ago

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

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added over 5 years ago

great photo, Mrs. L!

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