The Washington Post’s Jorge Ribas thought it would be fun to make tacos out of cicadas he collected from his backyard and then share those images with his readers.

And because we saw this disgusting mess, now you have to, too. That’s the rules.

First up, insect prep:

Step 2: Add butter because everything is better with butter (you eat the heads and all?):

Step 3: Add onions, chilis and tomatoes:

Step 4: Top them with cheese:

Step 5: ENJOY!

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