Wild Produce Recipes

Coconut-Ramp Soup

Coconut-Ramp Soup This beautiful creamy green soup combines blended wild ramps with coconut milk, lime and fish sauce – a mix of NE American and SW Asian flavors. A pinch of cayenne pepper adds just a touch of warmth at
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French-Style Scrambled Eggs w/ Wild Ramps

French-Style Scrambled Eggs w/ Wild Ramps The garlic-leek flavor of wild ramps is perfectly suited to egg dishes. In this recipe, the eggs are cooked slowly over lower heat, while stirring constantly, to give them a softer, creamier texture. Ramps
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Ramps & Carrots Side Dish

Ramps & Carrots Side Dish A quick, easy and tasty side dish featuring the garlic-onion-leek flavor of wild ramps. Because wild ramp puree can be frozen, you can enjoy this recipe outside of ramp season if you’ve stashed some while
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Broiled Asparagus & Ramps Side Dish

Broiled Asparagus & Ramps Side Dish Super simple & super tasty. It doesn’t take much to make asparagus and wild ramps shine. Ingredients: Asparagus Spears, Halved Lengthwise Wild Ramps Salt & Pepper Olive Oil Directions: 1. Clean the ramps (how
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Ramp & Morel Bean Salad

Ramp & Morel Bean Salad There’s nothing boring about this bean salad – the ramps and morel mushrooms bring some of mother nature’s most amazing foraged flavors to what was once a humble side dish. Drink Pairing: Pilsner Ingredients: Makes
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Ramp Risotto

Ramp Risotto Risotto without cheese? Yes…and thanks to the garlic-y, oniony flavor of wild ramps, you will love it. Wine Pairing: Chardonnay Ingredients: Makes 4 Servings 4 tbsp + 3 tbsp Unsalted Butter 1 1/2 quarts Vegetable Stock (quantity can
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Ramp Puree

Ramp Puree This ramp puree is versatile and delicious ingredient, and can be frozen for long term storage. Try mixing it in risotto, in scrambled eggs, tossing it with cooked veggies or pasta…etc etc etc. This recipe only uses ramps’
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How to Prep Nettles

Stinging nettles are really delicious, but before consuming it is important to take out the sting.  The key to neutralizing the stinging agent is to use moist heat (either blanching or steaming) to lightly cook them before touching or consuming them.  Once
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How to Prep Fiddleheads

Blanching fiddlehead ferns allows them to be frozen better or used in quick-cooking preparations (en papiotte, sautéed, etc) where they wouldn’t otherwise have enough time to cook. Directions:  1.  Trim the brown parts off the cut ends. 2.  Discard any
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Huckleberry Sauce

Huckleberry Sauce This sauce tastes of sweet, musky huckleberries, piney, resinous sage, and rich chicken stock. It pairs deliciously with venison, duck, wild boar, elk…almost any game meat or game bird. Ingredients: 1/2lb Huckleberries (either fresh huckleberries or frozen huckleberries)
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Nettle, Sausage & White Bean Soup

Nettle, Sausage & White Bean Soup This clear, comforting soup is filled with goodies for your spoon to find. Chunks of parmigiano rind (yes, it’s edible!), fregola sarda (a toasted Italian couscous), Italian sausage, and diced nettles are all in
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How to Preserve Nettles

Fresh stinging nettles are only in season in the spring, which means that if you want to enjoy them and their nutritional benefits year round you need to preserve them.  Much of the below is inspired by a recent foraging trip led
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