• Cooking

    Cannellini Beans with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ramps

    More ramps on the table this weekend. This recipe was posted by Simon on the 20Food blog earlier this week and is tasty, tasty, tasty! I used a local dried bean from Whole Grain Milling and ramps from the wild outdoors. Turns out they aren’t too hard to find if you are looking in the right spot. The recipe originally hails from Terry Walter’s bookClean Start: Inspiring You to Eat Clean and Live Well Cannelinni Beans with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ramps Courtesy of 20Food.net, adapted from a recipe in Terry Walter’s Clean Start Ingredients 8 sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 cup boiling water 12 small ramps, washed, diced and root ends removed…

  • Cooking,  Local Products

    Find it Local Friday: Ramps

    A week ago, ramps were completely off my food radar; Now I can’t stop talking about them.  When it comes to the first green produce of the season, they should definitely not go unnoticed though. They are simple in appearance but full of complex onion and earthy garlic flavor. They are wild grown but have become popular on the menus at some very cosmopolitan places. They are plentiful at their peak season, but gone before summer’s heat arrives. How could I have been missing out on this? Sources: 1. Harmony Valley Farm in Viroqua, WI about 175 miles from St. Paul, has been delivering ramps to many of the co-op partners…