Clara Cannucciari is a 93-year-old cook, great grandmother, and Great Depression survivor who graciously invites us into her kitchen in her Great Depression Cooking YouTube series. She is first generation Sicilian-American, and grew up in the Chicago suburb of Melrose Park. In her adorable and informative cooking video series, she walks us through some of her living-on-the-cheap dishes, which her mother used to make during the Great Depression. She also shares her stories and wisdom along the way. Her unique charm is mesmerizing.
Here is Episode 7, where Clara teaches us how to make the Poorman’s Feast: