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Bug buffet: Recipes for soup, salad and sweet treats featuring crickets

Crickets in whole and powdered form can be used in many dishes to add protein and nutrients, says Caryn Goldin.

Developing recipes using crickets and mealworms raised at Entomo Farms allows the company’s chef and culinary manager to incorporate her passion for food with her love for the environment.

Chocolate and chicken? Yes, with this amazing mole sauce!

Don’t be fooled into thinking mole (pronounced mole-EH) is just a Mexican chocolate sauce. To start with, though it is rich and decadent, it is savory, not sweet. In fact, depending on how it is made, it can pack significant heat. Most varieties involve some sort of ground nuts or seeds, which give these sauces a stick-to-your-ribs thickness that begs to be paired with hearty meats.