Ramps and Ramps Pesto. (Photo by Jen Carlson/Gothamist)

In the past we've extensively documented the most exciting season of the year: ramps season. A look back at our unrelenting coverage tells us that we should start seeing what Dirt Candy's Amanda Cohen called "the most holy of all vegetables" any day now. And the warm weather we've been having means we may just be on the cusp of the best ramps season yet.

For the uninitiated, ramps, also known as wild leeks, can be used to make any item on the menu better—cornbread, pasta, and even gin, to name a few. And don't even get us started on ramps pesto (pictured).

If this year is anything like the last few, ramps will be popping up in the green markets and on our Roberta's pizzas starting the first week of April, give or take a week. Let the countdown begin...