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Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression


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ISBN13: 9780312608279
ISBN10: 0312608276
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McGuffy Ann, August 5, 2012 (view all comments by McGuffy Ann)
Clara, well known as the grandmother on YouTube, was 94 years old when her book was published. Her videos on the Internet made her famous for their common sense, simplicity and wisdom. This book captures the essence of Clara.

Born and raised in a Chicago, IL. Suburb, Clara and her family survived the “Great Depression”. Her stories are mostly of that time; they are filled with family, friends, and food.

Clara tells a story from her life, and then adds a recipe associated with the story. There are many photographs illustrating the stories. The photos feature Clara, friends and family, and food.

Clara adds tidbits of her cooking wisdom throughout the book. The tips are useful and practical, such as differences between olive oil and vegetable oil. The index makes it easy to follow and find items and recipes.

The illustrations are also listed, putting Clara’s life into perspective. Her book is a wonderful volume of history, memoir, cookbook, and advice. It is no wonder that she is known as YouTube’s “favorite grandmother”!
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Teresa Vaughan, November 25, 2009 (view all comments by Teresa Vaughan)
Interjected with Clara's memories of growing up during the Great Depression and sage advice for weathering hard economic times, "Clara's Kitchen" warms the heart as well as fills the stomach. Whether you want recipes such as "Poorman's Meal" (which my husband specifically requested, reminiscent of the starchy meals his mother made) or just enjoy reading about the life lessons gleaned from surviving a very hard time in America's history, Sicilian grandmother and YouTube sensation Cannucciari won't disappoint.
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Cannucciari, Clara
St. Martin's Press
Cannucciari, Chris
Cannucciari, Christopher
Courses & Dishes - General
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
Cookery, italian
Cooking and Food-General
Methods/Low Budget
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Includes 78 sepia-toned photographs thro
7.2 x 4.7 x 0.8 in

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"Synopsis" by , YouTube] cooking sensation Cannucciari shares her treasured recipes and commonsense wisdom in a heartwarming remembrance of the lessons she learned during the Great Depression.
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