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2018-01-17 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Edible insects: Do insects actually taste any good?
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Posted by Skidmark 2018-01-17 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6496 views ]  Top

#1 No. That's why we invented cows.
Posted by gorb 2018-01-17 00:25||   2018-01-17 00:25|| Front Page Top

#2 My favorite insects are lobster and shrimp. I think they taste mighty good.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2018-01-17 00:26||   2018-01-17 00:26|| Front Page Top

#3 Depends on the kind and thickness of the chocolate you coat them with.
Posted by AlanC 2018-01-17 08:59||   2018-01-17 08:59|| Front Page Top

#4 I would like to know how it compares nutritionwise, bite for bite, to a steak or rat. The article mentions how nutritious insects are in general terms, but the journalist’s enthusiasm (no hardboiled reporter would write something like this) does not extend to hard data.

Then I would want to know about the effort required to produce a plateful of buggy nutriment versus hitting a cow over the head and slitting its throat. Because if the effort is great for a wonderful result, then like the price tags at the grocrey store that show the price per ounce, it may be too high for any society that can afford to grow great herds of steak and roast chicken.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-01-17 09:51||   2018-01-17 09:51|| Front Page Top

#5 I could see civilized Western folks eating crickets, maybe. Blocky, inoffensive little beasts. And the crickets are cute, too.

Mankind made a deal with the chicken:
"That stuff that is buzzin' and clickin'
Is yours for the peckin'
And, later, we'll reckon..."
They shook. And the rest? Finger-lickin'!
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2018-01-17 15:11||   2018-01-17 15:11|| Front Page Top

#6 Honey ants. Witchetty grubs. Mmm- mmm.
Posted by Grunter 2018-01-17 15:14||   2018-01-17 15:14|| Front Page Top

#7 Cuisine au courante equatorial,
Recovered from time immemorial
When dishes were grabby
And bit back: "Mmm, crabby!"
"Tarantulas, ground or arboreal?"
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2018-01-17 15:14||   2018-01-17 15:14|| Front Page Top

#8 Chocolate covered ants. Deep fried Tarantulas are another that comes to mind. Think Crab meat. I guess.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-01-17 16:35||   2018-01-17 16:35|| Front Page Top

#9 My ancestors evolved beyond eating bugs when they left the trees.
Posted by Grurong Unoluger8267 2018-01-17 18:10||   2018-01-17 18:10|| Front Page Top

#10 "Tastes like chicken"
Posted by Frank G 2018-01-17 19:28||   2018-01-17 19:28|| Front Page Top

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