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Re: [nafex] gypsy moth caviar & Weight Watchers
Grasshoppers taste quite good fried in butter. I'm told that crickets
and bees (!) are good, too. I'm going to stay away from Japanese
beetles, though. Let me know how you like them if you try it, though.
Bill Russell wrote:
> I wonder if Japanese Beetles would taste better if fried in butter. I've
> learned that anything tastes good if it's prepared that way.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ginda Fisher" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 8:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [nafex] gypsy moth caviar & Weight Watchers
> > Gypsy moths might be okay, but don't try eating Japanese beetles. I
> > have friends who thought they would be a terrific "natural food". These
> > are people who ate ants and grasshoppers with relish. They collected a
> > few hundred Jabs from the (unsprayed) rose bushes and popped them in the
> > oven. Let's just say they never tried that again.
> > In general, I think beetles are bitter and unpleasant. Maybe that's why
> > there are so many of them.
> > Lucky Pittman wrote:
> > >
> > > At 04:43 PM 01/16/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> > > >That's a great idea! If you have connections to Weight Watchers, I will
> > > >happy to ship off to you a case of 500 jars, on consignment, tomorrow.
> > > >Weight Watchers may be the perfect outlet. Everyone who I have
> > > >with this product has experienced an immediate reduction of their
> > > >We'll find a market if we keep trying.
> > > Bill,
> > > Maybe after harvesting the roe from your GMs, you could grind them up
> > > market them, too.
> > > I hear radio ads all day long for 'Chito-slim', 'Chito-san', and the
> like -
> > > extolling the virtues of that 'revolutionary fiber', chitin.
> > > Why should the folks who are marketing ground-up shrimp & crab shells
> > > a monopoly? Who's to say the chitinous exoskeleton of gypsy moths, or
> > > Japanese beetles, for that matter, won't "tie up dietary fat, making you
> > > burn your own stored fats"?
> > > Could be a new & profitable niche for us NAFEXians.
> > >
> > > LOL
> > >
> > > Lucky