Who wants to watch me eat a bug?

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This is just for fun. Every year my brother and I get each other “interesting” gifts for our birthdays. This year I got him Death Wish Coffee and he gave me “Chocolate Covered Insects“. It took me a month to work up the courage to eat them (my b-day is on January 4), but I finally did it and recorded it for posterity. I even shared the white chocolate ones with my boys. You’ll see Edison’s reaction after mine.

Cricket Related Trivia:

  • There aren’t many kosher bugs, but crickets are okay! (Leviticus 11:20-23)
  • The 17 gram cricket I ate was about 21 calories, had 2 grams of protein, about 1 gram of fat and 1 gram of carbohydrates.
  • If you want to go on a bug-eating safari, here’s a great article to start with: “Countries that Eat Bugs