Mark Bennett: Insect scientists, chefs anxious to share nutritional, taste values of cicadas

Courtesy Purdue University/John ObermeyerPlenty of options: Seventeen-year Brood X cicadas, ready to emerge in May across the country and throughout Indiana and Illinois, can be sauteed, baked, barbecued, roasted, broiled, boiled, fried and dried and placed in noodle dishes, atop pizzas or stews, according to food scientists and chefs.