Rand Nicholson writserv@nbnet.nb.ca
Sat, 12 Jun 2004 06:14:02 PDT
There could also be a whack of vitamin C in the plant.


>I recall reading that eating ramps in spring was a good way to avoid
>catching cold. The same individual concluded that perhaps it was the effect
>of ramps strong smell (think garlic breath) and no one came close enough to
>pass along any germs. One spring in Connecticut I gathered ramps and we ate
>them. Tasty, but as an additive to other dishes rather than alone as a
>Judy in New Jersey where the sun has come out to play
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