If you find yourself behind bars, expect to eat a lot of bologna.
Because I teach in a local penal institution, I've seen many lunch carts filled to brimming with bologna sandwiches for inmates. Having been jailed myself overnight in Monroe, Wis., for a speeding ticket (I was a teen with no money to pay the penalty), my one jailhouse meal was a bologna sandwich.
Bologna is humble meat, cheap and readily available. About the best that can be said for most bologna is that it's edible. However, add a little wood smoke, and this humble lunch meat rises to a level of greatness you may not have thought possible.
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