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final meals

andy huse | Sep 20, 2000 12:29 PM

The ultimate question for any hound is what we would eat for our last meal. You're not in prison, you did nothing wrong, but you know it will be your last occasion for dining. what would it be? The only limitation is that you have to conceivably be able to fit it all in one sitting. Think about it, it's your last chance to sample such earthly delights!

Below is a link to see what Texas death row inmates chose when faced with this grave question. There's plenty of meals there. The Texas dept of criminal justice is efficient at killing--- over 230 in 18 years. Thanks George Dub-ya!
(wasn't able to get it to pass in the URL space--- like it said to me: "sorry"!)

As one might expect, their choices are not the most subtle or classy eats--- but just think of the kitchen that will be making it for them! Much of the request are quite regional: lots of enchiladas, tacos, and raw jalapenos.

as for me, i'd have a tough time choosing between a southern breakfast and a southern BBQ dinner. If forced into just one, it would read as follows:

bowl of gumbo, spicy with andouille and shrimp.
french onion soup made with beer.
(small) ham and cheese omelette with onion and green pepper.
biscuits and gravy, light on the sausage.
Pan fried chicken leg quarter.
1/2 slab smoked pork spare-ribs.
black eyed peas with ham, green beans with ham hocks.
shrimp creole.
spoon bread with crawfish.
sweet potato pie, pumpkin pie, pecan cheesecake.
lemonade, iced tea, mint julep(s), beer, cigar, weed, rum.

After a 3-hour feast, I die a happy man.

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