Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

This may sound like a strange combination of ingredients but they really worked well together. I had bought several mangos and found them disappointingly sour, stringy and not very tasty. I thought cooking might sweeten them up a little bit. Also, I like the way sweet and savory sometimes compliment each other, at least to … More Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

Last Of The Ramps

Other than a few of the best looking specimens, the rest of this years supply of ramps have been preserved, either by freezing or drying, and put away, committed for use in the distant future. The green leaves were dehydrated and ground into a powder in a coffee grinder which is devoted to herbs and spices … More Last Of The Ramps

Breakfast Sweet Potatoes With Ramps & Jalapeños

Ramps (ramson) season is extremely short, just a few weeks in the spring. Shelf life is even shorter. Leaves start to wilt soon after the ramps are dug, and within a few days the leaves are no longer desirable for fresh raw consumption. This is why, after acquiring some ramps yesterday, I have been including … More Breakfast Sweet Potatoes With Ramps & Jalapeños