cooking with bugs

  • How to Cook Bugs: Waxworms

    In the final installment of our Cooking with Bugs series, we ask insect-cooking expert David George Gordon, author of The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook and chef-de-cuisine at the annual Explorers’ Club dinner in New York, how to eat waxworms. Hint: White...

  • How to Cook Bugs: Tarantulas

    Tarantulas are something of an ultimate creepy-crawly when it comes to their ability to gross people out. But once you're past that, they kind of taste like Cheetos or soft-shell crab.

  • How to Cook Bugs: Grasshoppers and Crickets

    Crickets and grasshoppers are loud-as-hell and can jump higher than parkour masters. But when properly cooked, they’re crispier than a bucket of piping hot fried chicken.

  • How to Cook Bugs: Scorpions

    It's almost impossible to avoid the deluge of headlines promising that insects are the future's great sustainable protein that will save our planet. But what if we simply took insects for what they are—ingredients? We spoke to one of the world's...