For the 23,000 people incarcerated in Wisconsin’s prisons, getting a decent meal is not an easy task. Prison canteens offer a very limited selection, cooking utensils are few and far between, and most prisoners earn too little on the inside to afford much in the way of food from the for-profit canteens. Necessity, however, is the mother of invention, and inmates have found a variety of ways to cadge together a more varied menu than the standard prison fare. Wisconsin’s Books for Prisoners program has compiled 45 recipes donated by current residents of the Wisconsin Correctional System into a new book, “Canteen Cuisine. Cami Mathay edited and compiled the cookbook, and she joined the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz on October 14, 2019.