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Interview with Stacy, Ron and Tom

JM: How many meals did you get per day?
Stacy: If I remember right I think 2 breakfast and dinner, and alot of time I missed breakfast it was so early
Ron: There were 3 square meals a day.
Tom: I had 3 meals per day.

JM: How would you rate the food? Please give details of why.
Stacy: On a scale of one to ten...probably a two or three
Ron: I would say that the food was overall acceptable. There were days when you were basically eating slop, but there were also days when you wanted seconds. THe diet varied weekly so you got variety. THere was dessert included with lunch and dinner sack lunch came with a cookie. Breakfast however was far from desirable.
Tom: I'd rate it average. They provided the worst rye breads ever, so I used it to trade with the other inmates who liked it for the other food. Others than that it wasn't bad. They served meat or poultry, the vegetables, a dessert or a fruit and a slice of rye bread with butter.

JM: Did you have any favorite/least favorite meals?
Stacy: I love mashed potatoes, but their's was terrible it had so much starch my fork would stick straight up in the middle! They were TERRIBLE. I ordered ramen noodle which was probably the best thing.
Ron: Lunch was always the best meal because it was the only "hot meal" and came with like cool aid or similar sugary drink.
Tom: I like the mac and beef. It was homemade and good. I dislike the coleslaw which I traded with the other for the other food.

JM: Were there any other snacks offered outside of meals? What was commissary like and how expensive was it?
Stacy: You could order stuff if you had money on your books, ramen, candy, etc...
Ron: THere were snacks if you had money to buy commisary or traded parts of your meals. THere were things like cookies, ramen noodles, cheetos, chips, kool aid, pickles. Most of it seemed to be rather unexpensive.
Tom: Yes, there were a commissary weekly with the order to be filled. That's allowed if you are on a good behavior and permit to order. It came in many kind of snacks that's enjoyable to eat. It was a bit expensive than it was at the grocery store.

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