Tag: ants

9 Genius Ways to Repel Ants Using Common Ingredients in Your Kitchen

June 19, 2014 // 6:45 am

Summer arrived sooner than we expected and while we’re all out there kidding ourselves about getting beach bodies, those curious little critters known as ants have planned their summertime assault. Specifically, they’re targeting our kitchens.

While it’s probably the easy way out, I’d have to say most people wouldn’t…

These Dishes and Cups Are Permanently Covered in Ants

January 20, 2014 // 10:54 am

Ants on your dishware usually aren’t something you want to see.  For many people, it’s a surefire way to ruin a lunch. Yet Evelyn Bracklow, a German artist, wants to put ants on your dishes, permanently. She’s created a set of porcelain plates covered with tiny hand-painted…

Gratuitous Food Porn: Insect Edition

December 7, 2013 // 4:58 pm

Andrew Zimmern pops them like candy and they have an entire cookbook designed around them but they’re considered taboo for modern day consumption. We’re talking insects. Yes, those creepy crawlies out in your backyard are indeed edible but chances are after the age of five you stopped trying to…

Actual Franken-Foods: The Top Five Things We Love to Eat While Still Alive

September 16, 2013 // 7:00 am

I’m not evolved enough to say I can watch a whole episode of Bizzare Foods without squirming. But plenty of people love eating fried ants like popcorn, with the more adventurous eating them while still alive and slightly “chilled.” There’s definitely something to be said of those of us who…

Edible Giant Toasted Leafcutter Ants

January 16, 2011 // 1:16 pm

Yes, these are really ants, and yes, they have been toasted and are completely edible. Edible Giant Toasted Leafcutter Ants measure approximately 1″ long and are apparently a delicacy from Colombia and among the biggest ants in the world. They tout the scientific name Atta laevigata, these

BBQ Marshmallows

June 12, 2010 // 8:31 am

The best desert for a barbecue! Everything that you just ate on what your about to eat for desert, hamburgers smothered with ketchup and mustard, refreshing lemonade, juicy watermelon and the occasional pesky little ant hill! All of these cute little pictures on bite size marshmallows. These pieces…