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Interview with Ron, Tiffany, Hugh and Stevan

JM: How many meals did you get per day?
Ron: really only two they say three only one hot meal that was dinner and was pretty good to,brreakfast 7 lunch were served together.
Tiffany: 3 Breakfast came around 3:30 in the morning right after meds. This was a brown bag lunch of apple, orange or bannana, small container of dry cereal, small container of milk like they provide in pre-schools. Sometimes crackers, bread, peanut butter, jelly. Lunch was served around 12:30 - two different meatlike sandwiches with a huge slice of cheese on two slices of wheat bread and a container of milk Dinner at 5:30 was the only hot meal. Various dishes that included small salad, beans, bread, milk.
Hugh: Three. Back then it used to be three hot meals, but now it is down to two cold and a hot dinner.
Stevan: I got three meals a day

JM: How would you rate the food? Please give details of why.
Ron: it was allright it depends on were your locked up at .
Tiffany: Dinner was ok. But I found hospital food better. I felt bad for the inmates who where there for a while, most commented they did not get enough to eat. They were always hungry. Other than the milk provided, that was your only drink. Not everyone can afford the commisary for outside food. And, sometimes they offered you a unsweetened package of kool aide stuff. We got our water from the unclean water fountain in our rooms.
Hugh: Back when I first got locked up it wasn't bad. Simple foods, but definitely better than it could have been. Over thee years they stopped serving a hot lunch and started giving sack lunches. The only bad part about that was the "bologna" was some kind of Grade F mystery meat.
Stevan: How would I rate the foo d ? I would have to say that this food they gave us was in fact not al that bad I thought it would be horrible but ali worked in the kitchen I ate hella fod because we got evey thing that was leftover

JM: Did you have any favorite/least favorite meals?
Ron: yes i did,nt care for any of there chicken meals.
Hugh: My least favorite was definitely the mystery meat sandwiches. My favorite was probably the Sunday breakfast before that too went to a sack meal.
Stevan: I don't think so the spice ckae was pertty good but I wouldn't say it was a fav of mine

JM: Were there any other snacks offered outside of meals? What was commissary like and how expensive was it?
Ron: yes a commisary system was set up.a soup could cost you a buck!!
Hugh: The commissary had ramen soups, chips, jerky, and lots of candies. The soups were priced 3x's the store price, but everything else was just dollar store crap sold for about $2.50. They let you go twice a week. More than I've ever heard.
Stevan: No there were no snacks unless u got something in ur canteen or if someone was cool enuff to kick u some ofc there snack stuff it s not that expensive its u just gotta wait

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