New Food – Crickets

I was “up north” and my daughter-in-law said, “You know they sell crickets at the candy store in town.”

Crickets? Definitely a new food.

So Liz and I headed for the candy store to buy chocolate and …. I mean crickets.

They had two different kinds: salt and vinegar or bacon and cheese.

We chose the salt and vinegar box.DSC_0041

Once home we slid the bugs onto the table and did our taste test.

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Jacob was the first one to try …

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He tentatively puts it in his mouth.
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And swallows …

His comment was that all he could taste was crunchiness and salt.

I ate one and agreed.

Jeff then ate one and said it was like eating a salt-and-vinegar peanut shell – which was a good description.

I asked him how he would rate it from 1-10.

Jeff’s response – “In comparison to other bugs, I’d give it a 10 because I’ve never eaten a bug before, but compared to other food, I’d give it a 2.”

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