Slideshow: 14 Ramp Recipes To Celebrate The Season

SO MANY RAMPS
SO MANY RAMPS
And so many ways to cook them.
Ramp Drop Biscuits
Ramp Drop Biscuits

Super simple drop-biscuits, with the intense flavor of ramps built right in.

Ramp Drop Biscuits »

Bacon and Ramp Dumplings
Bacon and Ramp Dumplings

Bacon is awesome, ramps are awesome, and dumplings are awesome. Put them together and what do you get? Something that's awesome.

Bacon and Ramp Dumplings »

Ramp and Chorizo Quesadillas
Ramp and Chorizo Quesadillas

Once you taste ramps, chorizo, and cheese together, you'll swear it works so well that it should be the national dish of some great country. Instead, it's the national dish OF YOUR BELLY.

Ramp and Chorizo Quesadillas »

Ramp Risotto
Ramp Risotto

Blanched and puréed greens make this the rampiest ramp risotto you'll ever ramp your ramps on.

Extra-Rampy Ramp Risotto »

Ramp Frittata
Ramp Frittata

Light, poofy, and packed with ramp flavor. Just don't make the mistake of calling it an omelet to its face.

Puffy Ramp Frittata »

Orange-Glazed Carrots with Ramp Barley and Spinach
Orange-Glazed Carrots with Ramp Barley and Spinach

One of the rare cases in my rampage, in which ramps play a secondary role to some delicious glazed carrots. But it's an important role nonetheless, turning barley from token grain into the co-star of an awesome meal.

Orange-Glazed Carrots with Ramp Barley and Spinach »

Ramp Mapo Tofu
Ramp Mapo Tofu

Mapo tofu is my favorite dish in the world. If my lower digestive system could handle the chili oil and heat, I would never have reason to eat anything else. Unless someone came along and offered me mapo tofu made with ramps, that is.

Mapo Dofu (Tofu) with Ramps »

April Bloomfield's Toasts with Ramp Butter and Fried Quail Eggs
April Bloomfield's Toasts with Ramp Butter and Fried Quail Eggs

April Bloomfield is easily one of my favorite chefs in the world, and it's largely because of her ultra-simple, boldly flavorful, and unrepentantly fat-forward dishes, like this one. A crunchy crouton topped with a big ol' smear of spread that's basically equal parts butter and ramps, along with a crisply fried quail egg. Delicious.

April Bloomfield's Toasts with Ramp Butter and Fried Quail Eggs »

Ramp Gibson
Ramp Gibson

One of the best uses of your own pickled ramps is in a cocktail. What's that? You don't have your own pickled ramps? Well perhaps you should keep clicking...

Ramp Gibson »

Fried Eggs with Bacon and Ramps
Fried Eggs with Bacon and Ramps

Three farmers' market favorites come together in one hearty breakfast dish.

Fried Eggs with Bacon and Ramps

Pickled Ramps
Pickled Ramps

Ramps are great fresh, but perhaps even more awesome pickled. That way, you can enjoy them 6 months down the line when their short-lived season is but a fond, wistful memory.

Pickled Ramps »