Tag: bugs

Woman Orders Tuna Salad Gets Dead Frog Over Leafy Greens Instead

January 4, 2014 // 1:28 pm

We’ve all had that moment of sheer terror when you find something that doesn’t belong in your dish. Usually these appetite killing infractions range from flies to rogue hairs but apparently we can now add amphibians to the list.

A Wall Street Journal staffer thought she’d enjoy a nice…

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…

French Chocolate Maker Garnishes Confections with Gold-Dusted Crickets

October 22, 2013 // 6:00 am

Imagine it’s Valentines Day and you want to get your significant other something special. Or maybe it’s one of those lazy Friday nights where you curl up on the couch and watch bad movies while munching on chocolate.

Well, thanks to French Chocolate Maker Sylvian Musquar, your…

Canned Insects Include Bacon and Cheese Grasshoppers

October 6, 2013 // 5:00 am

It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday gifts, especially for the foodie in your life who loves a good snack.  So for those of you already hunting for the perfect present, an Edible Bug Gift Pack might be just the thing.

The set includes six

Make These Halloween Piñata Cookies

October 22, 2012 // 5:37 pm

We love tricks, especially tricks that reveal more food within food. Take these Halloween Piñata Cookies for instance. Inspired by the original kaleidoscopic Cinco De Mayo cookies by Sandra Denneler, these October treats come in four silhouettes: coffins, ghosts, pumpkins and tombstones. When cracked open each cookie contains…

Florida Man Dies After Bug-Eating Competition

October 9, 2012 // 4:15 pm

Can eating bugs really kill a person?

A Florida man was pronounced dead shortly after participating and winning a bug-eating contest. Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach held a bug-eating competition in which the winner would take home the grand prize of a python.

Edward Archbold, a 32-year-old man…

Lunch Bugs Sandwich Bags

April 1, 2011 // 6:15 am

Do you work in an office filled with evil fridge-pirates? How often do you spend an hour making your favorite egg salad sandwich, just to have it swiped by some freeloader. We’ll put an end to that for good, with these reusable zip-to-lock storage sandwich bags. They…

Tiny pies catapulted at tiny insects [VIDEO]

November 29, 2010 // 12:00 am

Apparently millimeters matter. Someone has built a tiny pie-launching trebuchet and aimed the results at tiny innocent insects. Absurd? Yes. But you would be lying if you said you weren’t intrigued at the concept. With pies measuring less than 5 mm being launched from a trebuchet that is no…

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