A walk on the dark side.
I recently watched a show about the final hours of death row inmates. I was very surprised by what I learned about the last meal. Texas no longer allows a last meal request, Florida allows a whopping $40 with meal to be purchased locally, and Oklahoma allows only $15 and it has to be made in the kitchen of the prison. No take-out.
In almost all cases it appears that people request comfort foods such as fried chicken, pizza, ice cream, burgers and fries. Some common requests are KFC, Lobster, steak, shrimp, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Sonic. Salad’s and healthy food are rarely ordered. One guy ordered a vegetarian pizza but wanted it delivered to any homeless person in Nashville. The prison declined his request but people from all over the country donated pizza’s to the homeless per his final wishes.
This got me to thinking. What would my last meal be? What is my all time favorite food? If I knew they would prepare it correctly, In Oklahoma on a budget I would request my grandma’s chicken and duplins, and her biscuits and gravy. If the budget allowed, I would add a BLT, and some sweet tea.
You don’t have to be on death row to wonder what your last meal would be. What would you choose if you had a $15 budget and it had to be prepared in-house? You might find that a decision is harder than you think. Let’s hear your choice!