Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Ramps have become widely popular in the last few years. They have a wonderful flavor combination of garlic and onion. These plants offer a wide variety of uses from the bulbs to leaves.
Join me and renowned keyboard player John Medeski as we forage for ramps in the woods and then use them to make dinner for our families.
Foraging for ramps in New Jersey and four great methods for preserving your stash: Pickled ramps, ramp pesto, ramp compound butter, and blanching and freezing ramps.
Some thoughts and instructions on the sustainable harvesting of ramps - a foraged delicacy in need of protection.
This spring delicacy is being over-foraged. Grow your own and enjoy them responsibly, like in this insane aïoli.