07/20/2010 01:22 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cooking In Prison: 8 Innovative Jailhouse Culinary Creations

Books could be filled with the innovative culinary creations the incarcerated across the world have devised to nourish themselves in a manner far superior to their supplied prison meals. These techniques can also help inmates pass the time and keep them focused on something outside of the normal prison routine. We've omitted Pruno, aka prison wine, as the main idea there is intoxication rather than taste (recipes for that are available elsewhere), but what follows are are eight jailhouse culinary creations that have caught our attention and suggest what's possible behind bars, armed with only, say, a bag of Fritos and some water.

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