Over the past few decades, the American culinary palate has expanded well beyond the staples of meat and potatoes. However, even with the ever-expanding food choices available to us, there are some that still lay squarely out of bounds — foods that are too crazy for us to eat.
How crazy? We’ll take a look at 40 of these adventurous foods and you can decide for yourself.
And, don’t forget to check out the video at the very end. Some crazy foods actually bite back.
#1 Cambodian Fried Spiders
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In Cambodia, these eight-legged snacks are deep-fried in garlic oil until they pack a crispy crunch. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has already urged Western countries to start eating more insects, but does it have to be spiders? Haven’t they heard of the little, old woman who swallowed a spider? It wiggled and jiggled and tickled inside her. No thanks.