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Clara Cannucciari cooks tomato sauce in her final "Great Depression Cooking" video.

Image of Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression
Author: Clara Cannucciari, Christopher Cannucciari
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (2009)
Binding: Hardcover, 208 pages

And finally, to great-grandmother Clara Cannucciari. Probably America's oldest Internet sensation. Her cooking videos, "Great Depression Cooking," focus on frugal, old-time recipes And they've garnered more than four million hits on YouTube.

Clara is now 97 years old and lives with her daughter-in-law Nancy, in upstate New York. Take a listen to the audio above to hear her share one of her favorite things to cook, the "Poor Man's Meal."

About the author

Adriene Hill is the senior multimedia reporter for LearningCurve.
Image of Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression
Author: Clara Cannucciari, Christopher Cannucciari
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (2009)
Binding: Hardcover, 208 pages

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