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Ramps, sometimes called wild leeks, resemble a scallion but with broader leaves. They have a garlicky ...
 
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March 16, 2014
Ramps

Ramps, sometimes called wild leeks, resemble a scallion but with broader leaves. They have a garlicky sweet flavor and are the sign that spring is finally here. When buying ramps, you should choose ramps that are firm with bright colored greens. Ramps can be used both raw and cooked. They are great in stuffing, risottos and pickled. You can store ramps by wrapping them tightly in plastic and refrigerate for up to 1 week.