Desserts

Lawrence Brewer

Texas No Longer Accepts “Last Meal” Requests for Death Row Inmates After Lawrence Brewer, A White Supremacist, and Convicted Murderer, Ordered a Feast and Refused to Eat It.

The last meal of a condemned prisoner is a customary ritual before execution. In many countries, the prisoner is given the right, within limits, to choose his or her last meal. But did you know Texas no longer allows this?  After Lawrence Brewer, a convicted murderer, ordered a feast and refused to eat it in …

Texas No Longer Accepts “Last Meal” Requests for Death Row Inmates After Lawrence Brewer, A White Supremacist, and Convicted Murderer, Ordered a Feast and Refused to Eat It. Read More »

Are Chocolates Getting Smaller and More Expensive?

Chocolate comes from roasted and ground cacao pods and is turned into the solid-formed sweet that we all know and love. But over the years, consumers have noticed the change in the size and prices of chocolate. Are chocolates getting more expensive? Between 2014 and 2018, the BBC examined 19 chocolate items and discovered that …

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Why Does Milk Go So Well with Cookies?

Before odd pairings like ice cream and fries were a trend, the classic milk and cookies were all the rage. But did you ever wonder why milk paired so well with cookies and other sweets? There is a scientific explanation as to why milk pairs well with cookies. This is because milk has the sixth …

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The Hershey Ice Cream Company is a completely separate entity from the Hershey Chocolate Company, despite both being founded in Lancaster County in the same year by unrelated men named Hershey.

Hershey Creamery Company Not to be confused with the chocolate manufacturer The Hershey Company. Hershey’s ice cream shop, Ypsilanti Twp., MI An old Hershey grocery sign in Falmouth, Pennsylvania. Hershey Creamery Company, also known as Hershey’s Ice Cream, is an American creamery that produces ice cream, sorbet, sherbet, frozen yogurt, and other frozen desserts such …

The Hershey Ice Cream Company is a completely separate entity from the Hershey Chocolate Company, despite both being founded in Lancaster County in the same year by unrelated men named Hershey. Read More »

Dessert stomach is a real thing, your gut expands upon contact with sugar and therefore makes room for dessert even after having the feeling of being full.

So, There’s A Scientific Reason Why We Always Have Room For Dessert Dessert stomach. We’ve all experienced this gustatory sensation. It only happens every damned time we eat a meal. It’s basically part of the human condition. You eat a delicious, satisfying dinner, feel full to the brim, but when the beautiful question ‘Should we …

Dessert stomach is a real thing, your gut expands upon contact with sugar and therefore makes room for dessert even after having the feeling of being full. Read More »

Despite being founded in the same city, in the same year and having the same name, Hershey’s ice cream and Hershey’s chocolate have no affiliation and in fact have had multiple legal disputes due to their shared name.

Hershey Creamery Company, also known as Hershey’s Ice Cream, is a creamery that produces Hershey’s brand ice cream, sorbet, sherbet, and frozen yogurt, and other frozen treats such as smoothies and frozen slab style ice cream mixers. In the mid-1990s, the companies settled their most recent legal battles out of court, with the creamery agreeing …

Despite being founded in the same city, in the same year and having the same name, Hershey’s ice cream and Hershey’s chocolate have no affiliation and in fact have had multiple legal disputes due to their shared name. Read More »