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Are ramps at the union square green market yet?

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  1. Lucy's Greenmarket Report (http://www.echonyc.com/~lwollin/green...) says that Mountain Sweet Berry farm will have them on Saturday coming.

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    1. re: LNG212

      Thanks, one vender had them this AM. they were delicious!!
      I will look for more on saturday,

      1. re: TVC15

        Two vendors at Union Square had them this a.m. I got 6 bunches; can't wait to cook them up!

        1. re: LNG212

          Me too, though I only bought 2 bunches. Would you mind posting on the HC board about how you cook them?

          1. re: MMRuth

            I certainly will, though I don't usually do anything fancy or complicated. One thing I am going to try is the recipe listed by monavano in this thread: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/509367 (you have to scroll down a little bit). I'll sub mushrooms for the chicken since we're veg; but otherwise the ramps crepes sound awesome. Hopefully, if I start a ramps thread over there others will contribute their ideas as well.

    2. Fairway (74th St.) actually had ramps this a.m. Next to the mushrooms. They were unmarked, though, so I don't know how much they were charging for them.

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      1. re: LNG212

        ..and Whole Foods 14th Street had them a few days ago for $14.99 a pound.

      2. They sell them at Chelsea Market - just bought some this weekend. $15.99 a pound. Delicious.

        1. all looking for ramps do check your ethnic grocery stores, esp. korean japanese and chinese. i was born in korea and we used get them all spring long and certainly not at 15/pound... also look into your local grow/forage group. it's coming- the season.

          1. I saw ramps at 3 vendors this past Saturday. 2 vendors were charging $3 and they were in coolers in perfect shape. The last guy had raggy looking ones for $2.50 out of a van