Video: Cooking Tips from the Great Depression

91-year-old Clara shows how to make pasta with peas.


The newest YouTube star is 91-year-old Clara, who gives cooking demonstrations based on the recipes her families used during the Great Depression. She jokes that every night her family ate a different version of pasta -- pasta with peas, pasta with garlic, pasta with beans. She even shows how to turn the heat off and let the pasta cook in the heat of the water to save energy. (Thanks to Baking and Books for the link.) Below, watch Clara make pasta and peas: