Eating Cicadas Part 2: Recipes

Source: PART ONE Yum! The little bugs are surprisingly meaty, wonderfully crunchy, a bit nutty and all-around delicious. Some say they taste like shrimp, others like asparagus. Thank goodness, no one says they taste like chicken. I left happy, full, and wondering if I should make time this weekend to drive down to Princeton […]

Cicadas Are Here — But Should They Be Eaten?

Source: Montclair State University assistant professor of anthropology Cortni Borgerson began working on her Ph.D in Madagascar. The 36-year-old mother of two is now living in Montclair and teaching and studying all about sustainable food sources — which apparently includes bugs. Insects, Borgerson says, are “twice as rich in protein as beef,” and unlike […]

NJ Stop & Shop Pharmacies offer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines; Toms River Food Drive For Veterans

Sources: NewJerseyNews12; American Legion Post 129 Nine Stop & Shop pharmacies across New Jersey are now offering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines for kids aged 12 and older. Here are the locations: • Bloomfield (8 Franklin St.) • Elizabeth (801 Newark Ave.) • Haskell (4 Union Ave.) • Keyport (100 State Route 36) • Madison (133 Main […]

Food Health Alerts: Hostess SnoBall Cakes; Ground Turkey

Source: RLS Media Health Officials said Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling the following SnoBalls® manufactured on March 13, 2021: Hostess Brands, LLC (”Hostess Brands“) has become aware that certain Hostess® SnoBalls® were inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess® Chocolate CupCakes and the packaging does not list ”coconut“, an ingredient in SnoBalls®, as an allergen. […]