Crickets, please!

My sister and brother-in-law came through town this weekend on their way home from a beach vacation. And they came bearing gifts. Among those gifts was this item, picked out especially for me:


Yes, that’s right people. Bacon & Cheese flavored crickets. And here is the back of this box which describes the various parts:


And just in case you doubt the main ingredient of this little delight, check out the ingredients list:


No, I haven’t given them a try yet. I suspect they don’t taste like chicken. My guess is that they taste like crunchy bacon and cheese. Don’t I have the most thoughtful siblings? 🙂

About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.