Snackshot of the Day: Ramps

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You can find ramps at your local farmers' market from the end of April through early June.

The Daily Meal's editors, contributors, and readers dig into some pretty great restaurants, festivals, and meals. There's not always enough time to give a full review of a restaurant or describe in depth why a place, its food, and the people who prepare it are noteworthy, so Snackshot of the Day does what photographs do best, rely on the image to do most of the talking.

Today's Snackshot is of ramps. Ramps are in season for only a short time in early spring. So short, in fact, that the start is often a cause for celebration. You'll find ramp festivals in New York, Tennessee, and South Carolina, as well as some other places. Ramps are similar to garlic and onions, with a particularly strong garlicky smell. Ramps can be put in just about anything, but I think they're especially good chopped up and mixed into cream cheese.

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