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Prisons; Cooking, Kitchen, Food & Booze

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1 Convict Cookbook: A Charity Project by the Convicts at the Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, WAConvicts of Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, WA J.G. Narum 2004 0976082500 / 9780976082507 SPIRAL-BOUND


0976082500 New. No dust jacket as issued. 163 p. Includes illustrations. Buy local from Walla Walla's longest running Independent Bookstore! "Proving that the steel bars of the Washington State Penitentiary are no barrier to fine dining, inmates at the Walla Walla prison have just produced Convict Cookbook, which includes recipes that can actually be made inside a cell without a stove. "We wanted to beat Martha Stewart to the punch" is the explanation one inmate gave for the book, said prison spokeswoman Lori Scammahorn. Po' Mans Burritos, Cell Block Fudge or Jail Mix, anyone? How about Dope Fiend Sandwich or Prizzon Po Carcass Casserole? Those are just a few of the tasty dishes featured in the 163-page book. There's a helpful glossary of prison slang in the back, too. cookbook grew out of a community college class on how to make the transition to the outside. soon-to-be-released classmates discovered they had such talents as cooking, writing and cartooning. book includes short facts and insights into prison life. There is also an essay "Why Do We Cook in Our Cells? or Bad Guys, Good Taste? " by Rick Webb, one of the authors. He explains that while prison food is OK, it becomes monotonous over time, and cell cooking provides some variety and creativity for inmates.." Jeff Horner, Walla Walla Union Bulletin. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. 
Price: 23.50 USD


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