Blue oyster mushrooms from the Clark Park Farmers Market in Philadelphia, April 13, 2013, photographed on a Revolutionary War-era farm at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Since moving to Pittsburgh from San Diego, Trevett Hooper has developed close relationships with local producers ranging from old Amish farmers to urban gardeners scattered throughout the city. They supply his acclaimed restaurant, Legume Bistro, with a succession of seasonal specialties from whey-fed pigs to hakurei turnips to over-wintered root crops.
One of the fleeting seasonal specialties of the year will arriving in certain markets by the crate full any week now: ramps. Take a look at out our list of recipes showing ways to use ramps, ranging from pickling and making pesto with them to roasting them for soup. Ramp recipes….