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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 »

40% of the Cream of Mushroom Soup Sold in the U.S. Goes to Make Green Bean Casserole

The Origins of the Mysterious Green Bean Casserole Holiday tables are often divided over these three little words–green bean casserole. This mixture of canned soup, frozen green beans and fried onions has graced holiday buffets since the 1950s. But who came up with this trinity, and why has it become so famous? This week we’ll …

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