Oklahoma is the only state to have an official state meal (not just a state food). It consists of squash, cornbread, fried okra, BBQ pork, grits, biscuits, sausage and gravy, corn, chicken-fried steak, black-eyed peas, strawberries, and pecan pie. okgazette.com/oklahoma/ok…
Oklahoma and Louisiana both have an official state meal; The official state meal of Oklahoma consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas. statesymbolsusa.org/symbo…
During the American Civil War coffee became so scarce and expensive in the South that okra seeds were used as a replacement. Apparently the taste is almost identical to coffee. blogs.lib.unc.edu/civilwa…
Today I learned of Igbo Ora, a town in Nigeria known as the β€œtwins capital of the world”. It’s in the south west part of Nigeria which has a documented 50 sets of twins born out of every 1,000 births. Locals say it is due to an okra leaf they eat. One woman says it’s responsible for her having 8 pairs of twins. reuters.com/article/us-ni…
Okra, which Louisiana Cajuns adore in their Creole seafood gumbo, most likely originated in Ethiopia and was brought to the US through the slave trade in the 1700's. foodreference.com/html/ar…
, SWAT conducted a raid and seized "17 blackberry bushes, 15 okra plants, 14 tomatillo plants ... native grasses and sunflowers," after holding residents inside at gunpoint for at least a half-hour during a massive SWAT raid at an organic farm huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
Oklahoma's state meal is chicken-fried steak, barbecued pork, fried okra, squash, cornbread, grits, corn, sausage with biscuits and gravy, black-eyed peas, strawberries, and pecans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
West African food like banku and okra soup serves as an easy way to stretch a meal through inexpensive starches. Proteins like meat and fish are expensive but a soup with a cheap starch can make one piece of meat last for a couple of days instead of just one meal massfoodies.com/food-feed…
Okra pods are known as β€œmucilaginous,” which results in a slimy or gooey mouthfeel when cooked. This β€œmucilage” or slime contains soluble fiber that can be digested sustainablefoodcenter.org…
Texas banned last meal after inmate ordered two chicken-fried steaks, a triple-bacon cheeseburger, cheese omelette, three fajitas, pizza, barbecued meat with white bread, fried okra with ketchup, ice cream, peanut-butter fudge with crushed peanuts, three root beers and didn't eat any of it. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
'loofah sponges' produce a the young fruit that is cultivated and commonly eaten as a vegetable in places like Southeast Asia. It is also known as Chinese Okra in the US and Canada. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luf…
Cacao, durian, cotton, okra, kola nut and hibiscus are all closely related en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal…
In 2011 Texas abolished last-meal requests after condemned prisoner Lawrence Russell Brewer requested a large meal and didn't eat any of it. His order included two chicken steaks, a triple- cheeseburger, a bowl of fried okra, a pound of barbecued meat, three fajitas, and a meat-lover’s pizza. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las…
Eating asparagus, broccoli, okra and citrus fruits can increase semen volume. livestrong.com/article/99…
The "state meal" of Oklahoma is fried okra, squash, cornbread, barbecue pork, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okl…
A Texas prison banned the "Last Meal" in 2013 after a convicted murderer ordered 2 chicken friend steaks, triple-meat bacon cheeseburger, fried okra, a pound of bbq, 3 fajitas, a pizza, a pint of ice cream, peanut butter fudge, but refused to eat any of it. abc7.com/news/death-row-i…
Texas banned prisoners' choice of last meal after Lawrence Russell Brewer requested 2 chicken fried steaks, a triple-meat bacon cheeseburger, fried okra, 1 lbs of BBQ, 3 fajitas, a meat lover's pizza, a pint of ice cream & a slab of peanut butter fudge w/ crushed peanuts and ATE NONE of it theguardian.com/world/201…
The Minnesota Vikings had a massive sex party on a boat in 2005. One player allegedly picked a girl up, put her on the bar and ate her out on the bar. This was later referred to as "running through the okra patch" by Fred Smoot, one of the ringleaders. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Okra seeds can be roasted and ground to make a caffeine-free coffee substitute aggie-horticulture.tamu.e…
Texas death row no longer get a special last meal after someone asked for and wasted:2 chicken-fried steaks, triple baconcheeseburger, cheese beef omelet, bowl fried okra, pound o bbq w half loaf white bread, 3 fajitas, meat-lover pizza, pint Blue Bell, ice cream, peanutbtr fudge & 3 root beers. chron.com/news/houston-te…
; Before execution, convicts are given a chance to choose a last meal, Brewer requested a triple bacon cheeseburger, a cheese omelette, fried okra, a pound of BBQ meat, two fried steaks, three fajitas, a meat lovers pizza, a pint of ice cream and three ginger beers. theparanormalguide.com/bl…
Okra has obtained the nickname "plant viagra" due to its possible ability to open arteries. Also may contain anti-diabetic properties, can help lower cholesterol. healthland.time.com/2013/…
Texas abolished special last meals for death row inmates after one man requested two chicken-fried steaks,a cheeseburger,an omelet, fried okra,barbecued meat with white bread, three fajitas,pizza, a pint of ice cream,peanut butter fudge, and three root beers. The man then said he wasn’t hungry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las…
According to legislature, the state meal of Oklahoma is: fried okra, squash, cornbread, barbecue pork, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas. calorielab.com/news/2008/…
Oklahoma is the only state to have adopted a STATE MEAL. Better believe fried okra, cornbread, and BBQ pork are involved. Route 44 cherry limeade and honey butter chicken biscuit were, unfortunately, snubbed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
The Vegetable Okra Might Help Prevent Or Manage Diabetes healthyandnaturalworld.co…
The last man to be killed on death row in AZ requested a porterhouse, fried okra, peaches, and a block of cheese as his last meal. (Link is to all inmates requests 2012-1992) azcorrections.gov/inmate_…
Death row inmate requested a last meal consisting of 2 chicken fried steaks, triple bacon cheeseburger, cheese omelet, bowl of okra, 1 lb barbecued meat, 3 fajitas, a pizza, 1 pint of ice cream, slab of peanut butter fudge, and 3 root beers. He did not eat any of it, saying he was not hungry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las…
Today I learned to soak okra seeds in pure clorox to get them to germinate faster

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