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No, You Won’t Have to Resort to Eating Insects in the Future

Doesn't it seem like lately every single food-related website is bombarding you with hideous images of piles of crickets or worms being touted as "the food of the future?"Blech. Eating insects doesn…

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I Ate Bugs – And So Should You: 9 Reasons To Be An Entomophagist

In my life before marriage and kids, I was a swashbuckling machete-wielding Amazon Jungle guide. Really! In addition to living at a Robinson Crusoe-like lodge, gliding through swamp forests in a dug-o…

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Forget Pepperoni. Top Your Pizza with Cicadas!

A book recently crossed my desk titled, The Eat-A-Bug Cookbook by David George Gordon. Judging from the title, you could probably guess what the featured ingredient is in most of these recipes. Taking…

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Banana Worm Bread (& Other Insect Recipes)

Cricket pies, fried grasshoppers and mealworm quiche: Welcome to the new culinary delights. Or so hopes Arnold van Huis, an entomology professor in Wageningen, the Netherlands. Van Huis is wo…

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What Is the Healthiest Meat?

Thanks to the Chinese space program, scientists in Beijing recently published a formal nutritional analysis of what may be one of the healthiest animals to eat, silkworm caterpillars. As I profile in …

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Insects and Rodent Hair in Your Food?

As a child I was given over to brimming excitement whenever I had the opportunity to open a box of cereal that was clearly holding a foreign object inside. In this case the foreign object was most a…

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Eating Insects

Cricket pies, fried grasshoppers and mealworm quiche: Welcome to the new culinary delights. Or so hopes Arnold van Huis, an entomology professor in Wageningen, the Netherlands. Van Huis is wo…

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