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tag: wild leeks

Fall in Love With Ramps

They're cropping up everywhere, and no, I'm not talking about the mushrooms on my lawn. I keep seeing them on menus in chichi restaurants, in recipe guides for gardeners who want to think outside th…

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16 Fabulous French Recipes (Slideshow)

  Break out the champagne -- Bastille Day is almost here! The popular holiday, celebrating a major turning point of the French Revolution, is July 14th.  The French typically celebrate the hol…

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Wild Food Alert: Ramping up for Spring

Just last week I was out enjoying an early spring walk in the woods with my family. Now early spring is marked in the North East, not by a carpet of polychromatic flowers, but by the receding of the p…

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Farm to Table: Ramps and Wild Leeks

OK, so technically ramps (also called wild leeks, depending on where you live) aren't exactly farm to table, but I don't have a series of posts called Forest to Table, and I can't not write about ramp…

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Roasted Wild Leek Tart

Here in the northeast we have the pleasure of foraging for ramps in the woods, or as in my case, in the greenmarket. These sweet little wild leeks are such a spring treat, a cross between garlic and a…

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