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Old 10-20-2021, 07:04 PM   #1
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You all know you want to try at least a few of them

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Nope, I am not willing to put effort into eating insects. If the opportunity arises, I would probably try some that are ready to eat.
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Old 10-21-2021, 01:47 AM   #3
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Insects are something you eat for survival in the wilderness to avoid starvation, not as part of your daily diet. BTW, gusano worm is redundant, just like green salsa verde.
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Old 10-21-2021, 11:52 AM   #4
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Go to Mexico and you´ll find all sorts of insects served in bars,taquerías, restaurants and street markets. Insects are a source of protein and are all the rage over there.
We sat down in a bar in Coyoacán one day and the first thing that arrived on the table was this: Click image for larger version

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Chapulines - grasshoppers, with chile pepper, salt and lime.We all ate them; a bit like chips with legs.
Then we went to the San Juan market and found these:Click image for larger version

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It´s mind over matter really; just the thought of getting a creepycrawly in your mouth, but they don´t taste of much.
the Agave worm is usually found at the bottom of a bottle of tequila, so just swill it down.
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It´s mind over matter really; just the thought of getting a creepycrawly in your mouth, but they don´t taste of much.
Pretty much! I still get gag reflex thinking about it, even though I know they're nutritionally great. It's going to take a long time to make it socially acceptable to eat them in any restaurants in the US, unless you go to the eclectic parts of your city.

I've bought and shared a bag of cooked mealworms with my son. Pretty tasty, IMO. But I'm not about to go digging my yard for bugs to cook up for dinner.
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