04/20/2012 03:17 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

Ramps: The Reason For Our 'Cult'-Like Worship

This spring was all about the early harbingers. The abnormally warm weather, the insects, and the March 20 cherry blossoms all came early to remind us the world was getting warmer, especially the Northeast. One welcome early arrival, at least for foodies, were ramps, which came two to three weeks early this year. Now at the height of the season there are absolutely tons of these beloved greens, and some people couldn't be happier.

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