Our third episode centers around food. One thing we are all familiar with is when we are away from our family, our home town, or our cultural background….we tend to miss certain foods. It might be a dish your grandmother made when you were little, or something special your partner made when you were having a bad day, food just brings back memories and a sense of home. We asked our incarcerated friends what food they missed the most and here are their answers!

Joshua Kruger

skip to: 00:07

Joshua Kruger

“…And the only way that me and my twin brother could go eat cookies and cakes was, we had to eat something off the hot food first, or my mom wouldn’t let us go eat cookies cakes. The only thing we liked on the hot food on the table was my great-grandma’s a chicken and noodles, homemade chicken, right?…”

Wesley Coleman

skip to: 01:41

Wesley Coleman

“…And what makes it special is all this topics. It’s flavoring the dough and most definitely Buffalo wings and ranch…..Number one, food that I love the most is most definitely pizza”

Torrance Black

skip to: 02:13

Torrance Black

“…Also with three types of cheese mozzarella, American cheese and a little cheddar. I like it with this special Sicilian sauce too. It’s one of my favorite dishes. Last time I had had almost over 30 years, I miss it a lot…”

Luis Maldonado

skip to: 02:51

 Luis Maldonado

“…Well food. I miss the most, this Puerto Rican food because part of my culture and Hey, I don’t get it here in prison. They don’t know how to make Spanish food in here. I really miss Puerto Rican rice…”

Marcus Carter

skip to: 03:14

Marcus Carter

“..Put it on top of the nachos with cheese and that, and the jalapenos. That was one of my favorite meals. I did always like, man, my mouth is watering right now. Just thinking about it. My sister used to make that for me….”

Roger Hull

skip to: 04:23

Roger Hull

“..My grandmother used to make it. And my mom used to make it and it’s probably we’ve used to eat it. Oh, a lot. When we went to grandma’s house, um, when we all lived in LA, so then mom started making it. So I would, I would have to say that’s probably the one that I missed the most. Um, Just because it was a time when, when the family was all together and we were all eating together..,,”

Robert Mejia

skip to: 06:22

Robert Mejia

“…Oh, I really miss, uh, Mexican food. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas. Uh, my family used to make some of it and, uh, or I would get it from the grocery store at Rancho market. Um, but yeah, carne asada and. Avocados….”

Stephen Maxim

skip to: 07:01

Stephen Maxim

“…Uh, all these is what I used to make all my own and went to ate. It made me feel like it wasn’t having, uh, I can’t wait to get out of here to have those again. I really miss those foods and like the, my most favorite….”

Lynn Green

skip to: 07:48

Lynn Green

“…It was made by my grandmother and, um, she used to make it every Thursday, sometimes Wednesday, and whenever we requested it and it was delicious, she, she put all kinds of onions and bell peppers and red peppers. It was, it was probably one of the most delicious dishes that I ever had probably ever would….”

 

BROWSE PROFILES & MESSAGE AN INMATE!

Our third episode centers around food. One thing we are all familiar with is when we are away from our family, our home town, or our cultural background….we tend to miss certain foods. It might be a dish your grandmother made when you were little, or something special your partner made when you were having a bad day, food just brings back memories and a sense of home. We asked our incarcerated friends what food they missed the most and here are their answers!

Joshua Kruger

skip to: 00:07

Joshua Kruger

“…And the only way that me and my twin brother could go eat cookies and cakes was, we had to eat something off the hot food first, or my mom wouldn’t let us go eat cookies cakes. The only thing we liked on the hot food on the table was my great-grandma’s a chicken and noodles, homemade chicken, right?…”

Wesley Coleman

skip to: 01:41

Wesley Coleman

“…And what makes it special is all this topics. It’s flavoring the dough and most definitely Buffalo wings and ranch…..Number one, food that I love the most is most definitely pizza”

Torrance Black

skip to: 02:13

Torrance Black

“…Also with three types of cheese mozzarella, American cheese and a little cheddar. I like it with this special Sicilian sauce too. It’s one of my favorite dishes. Last time I had had almost over 30 years, I miss it a lot…”

Luis Maldonado

skip to: 02:51

 Luis Maldonado

“…Well food. I miss the most, this Puerto Rican food because part of my culture and Hey, I don’t get it here in prison. They don’t know how to make Spanish food in here. I really miss Puerto Rican rice…”

Marcus Carter

skip to: 03:14

Marcus Carter

“..Put it on top of the nachos with cheese and that, and the jalapenos. That was one of my favorite meals. I did always like, man, my mouth is watering right now. Just thinking about it. My sister used to make that for me….”

Roger Hull

skip to: 04:23

Roger Hull

“..My grandmother used to make it. And my mom used to make it and it’s probably we’ve used to eat it. Oh, a lot. When we went to grandma’s house, um, when we all lived in LA, so then mom started making it. So I would, I would have to say that’s probably the one that I missed the most. Um, Just because it was a time when, when the family was all together and we were all eating together..,,”

Robert Mejia

skip to: 06:22

Robert Mejia

“…Oh, I really miss, uh, Mexican food. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas. Uh, my family used to make some of it and, uh, or I would get it from the grocery store at Rancho market. Um, but yeah, carne asada and. Avocados….”

Stephen Maxim

skip to: 07:01

Stephen Maxim

“…Uh, all these is what I used to make all my own and went to ate. It made me feel like it wasn’t having, uh, I can’t wait to get out of here to have those again. I really miss those foods and like the, my most favorite….”

Lynn Green

skip to: 07:48

Lynn Green

“…It was made by my grandmother and, um, she used to make it every Thursday, sometimes Wednesday, and whenever we requested it and it was delicious, she, she put all kinds of onions and bell peppers and red peppers. It was, it was probably one of the most delicious dishes that I ever had probably ever would….”

 

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