Poorman's Meal: 97 year old cook and great grandmother, Clara Cannucciari, makes her Poorman's Meal.  Listen to her stories as she recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era.    Buy her cookbook or get  a DVD of season 1 of her cooking videos at  www.GreatDepressionCooking.com

91 year old cook and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era.

I spent some time earlier this year researching the Great Depression years and was most interested in even the smallest life lessons to be gained from those “worst hard times.” Here are 65 of them.

65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression - Survival Mom

Tidbits and tips from the Great Depression years. others have sacrificed and have learned wisdom - what if we glean from it now and pass it on to our children for later?

Depression Era Cooking with Clara - Learning from the Great Depression | SallieBorrink.com

Depression Era Cooking with Clara - Learning from the Great Depression

Depression Era Cooking with Clara - Learning from the Great Depression | SallieBorrink.com

Eyes of the Great Depression: Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. 1937 June. This young man looks so much like my dad. Dad would have been 10 years old. photographer: Dorothea Lange

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Eyes of the Great Depression ~ Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. By photographer Dorothea Lange ~ June 1937

The Great Depression was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. In the United States, the Great Depression began soon after the stock market crash of October 1929. By 1933, when the Great Depression reached its nadir, nearly 25% of Americans were unemployed. Though the New Deal put in place by FDR helped lessen the worst effects, the economy would not fully turn around until World War II kicked American industry into high gear.

The Great Depression: From the Stock Market Crash to WWII

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

Great Depression era Cooking with Clara - wonderful videos of cooking and living during the depression.

Great Depression Cooking with Clara is the popular online cooking show created by Christopher Cannucciari and starring the 94 year old cook, Clara. In each episode Clara prepares recipes that her mother made during the Great Depression.

Great Depression Cooking - Dandelion Salad

Seasonal Eating: Dandelion Salad

Clara is back! 94 year old cook and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era. Learn how to make simple yet delicious dishes while listening to stories from the Great Depression.

For many families living in Canada, the Great Depression brought poverty and extremely poor living conditions. Families had to make sacrifices, downsize, and sometimes even live on the road. Families could hardly afford the necessities they were used to having. This included clothes (as seen in this picture). It was a struggle for many Canadians, but luckily enough, the Great Depression finally ended in the late 1930s.

What Poor People are Deserving of ...

Mother and nine children living in a field on U. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - Photo by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration Her skirt seems to be a feed sack.

This is a blog which is done by a 94 year old woman who lived through the great depression.  She is sharing money saving TASTY meals that they ate.  She said she even gained weight during the great depression because they ate so well.

Depression Era Cooking with Clara! She's a 94 year old cook,Great Grandmother, Sicilian-American who survived the Great Depression and claims to have actually gained weight! How did she accomplish this?

PIZZA: Now 97 year old cook, author and great grandmother, Clara Cannucciari, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares PIZZA from the era. Learn how to make simple yet delicious dishes while listening to stories from the Great Depression.   Pizza is Clara's favorite meal.    This recipe and more can be found in Clara's new book "Clara's Kitchen...

94 year old cook, author and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era. Pizza is Clara's favorite meal.

Great Depression Cooking - Great Depression Cooking - Tomato Sauce. 96 year old cook, author of "Clara's Kitchen" and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era. Learn how to make simple yet delicious dishes while listening to stories from the Great Depression.

96 year old cook, author of "Clara's Kitchen" and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the.

I spent some time earlier this year researching the Great Depression years and was most interested in even the smallest life lessons to be gained from those “worst hard times.” Here are 65 of them.

65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression - Survival Mom

Survival wisdom, Great Depression -- Those go hand in hand when studying how millions survived the toughest years in American history. Here are 65 survival lessons.

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

Young oyster shuckers, Port Royal, S. - Child workers before Child Labor Laws. Thank God for child labor laws!

Breadline during the Great Depression -- the fruits of wealth redistribution...

I chose this photo because it summarized the when the United States entered the great depression. This photo shows a breadline during the great depression.

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