Nov. 25, 2019

Prison Recipe

by Douglas Blaine Matthews (author's profile)



Dear Reader,
Hey! I hope you are doing well.

Today I'm going to share with you a prison recipe. I like it a lot, but I don't eat it often because it's too expensive for me. As a Florida death row prisoner I am not allowed to hold a job or run a business. And yet, while they don't allow me to earn a living, they still charge us medical co-payments for sick calls. Doesn't make any sense, huh? I got in trouble for selling my artwork several years back and warned if I did it again, I'd be written up.

As a death row prisoner in Florida, I am only allowed money that is donated to me. I believe it's a rule that was implemented to make time harder for us. But now, it might be able to change.

Do you know if it is the same on other death rows in our country? I would like to have any and all information on this subject, so I can study it and file the necessary paperwork to try and change this rule. I'll appreciate any help I can get on this subject.

Imagine if we could work. Aside from the financial benefit of being to purchase clean, healthy, and tasty food from our commissary every week and hygiene products, clothes, arts and crafts supplies, music and movies on our tablets, the psychological benefits of using our minds through mental exercises such as selling artworks, poetry, songs, novels, and other books, arts and crafts and being driven by the very basic want to provide for myself. When a holiday comes up, I'd be able to buy a gift for someone special or if a friend is in financial straights, be able to help them financially.

I hope we can achieve this.

Back to the delicious recipe.

1 pack of ramen noodle soup (chili)
1 chili with beans (Brushy Creek)
1 Velveeta jalapeno cheese squeeze
1 Velveeta refried beans and rice (spicy)
1 bag of corn chips

* Cook ramen noodles first. Drain and let sit while you prepare the rest. Add seasoning too.
* Heat up Brushy Creek chili.
* Cook refried beans and rice, add cheese to the beans and rice. Mix chili and refried beans and rice to noodles. Mix chili and refried beans and rice to noodles. Sprinkle corn chips on top and enjoy.

If you diet, save this for your cheat day. High in fats, calories, and sodium. But tastes soooo damn good! :P

Until next time.

Yours truly,


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bkennett89 Posted 1 year, 1 month ago. ✓ Mailed 1 year, 1 month ago   Favorite
Happy Thanksgiving! I hope things are getting better in there :) I wish I knew more to help you but I dont. maybe someone will come along...

Douglas Blaine Matthews Posted 1 year ago.   Favorite
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