Tag: prison food

Florida Jails Pressured to Begin Serving Kosher Meals

January 23, 2014 // 2:10 pm

Typically, Kosher offerings are reserved for Jewish inmates with pertinent religious beliefs. However, some state prison systems have seen an unusual surge in Kosher meal requests ever since their introduction, leading to budgetary concerns. This is particularly true in Florida.

Why? Well, it costs about $7 per day for…

A Cookbook for Frito Pie, and other Prison Creations

February 3, 2012 // 3:30 am

Behind bars, you got a lot of time on your hands and not a whole lot of eating options, so you’re bound to get creative. From the Big House to Your House is a collection of 200 recipes by six female Texas inmates who were sick of