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17-year Cicada Coming in May - Start Collecting Recipes!


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17-year Cicada Coming in May - Start Collecting Recipes!

Cathy2 | Mar 12, 2004 10:01 PM


I just read this evening we have a major insect invasion coming in May: the emergence of the 17-year Cicadas!

Yes Moderators, I realize this is not just Chicago centric but rather one for the general board, which this post links to!

Nonetheless, I expect somewhere out there are local bug experts who will want to weigh in on the culinary aspects of cicadas and other related delicacies.

I recall having lunch with ReneG and RST where the restaurant apologized for not having toasted grasshoppers available. We certainly have people here who eat at a higher level than the rest of us. Of course, it was Richard who obtained the ant eggs we enjoyed recently.

Be good and rather than reply here, please keep a tidy house and reply to the general board link.

Yours in chitin exoskeletons,


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