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Great Depression Cooking with Clara Cannucciari – Tomato Sauce

Great Depression Cooking Tomato Sauce Clara Cannucciari Clara Cannucciari was the host of the web series Great Depression Cooking with Clara and author of the book Clara’s Kitchen.  During these difficult times, her freshly emigrated Sicilian American parents (Giuseppe and Giuseppina Bonfanti) were hit especially hard by America’s economic woes. Clara’s mother found inventive ways […]

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Great Depression Cooking with Italian Cook Clara Cannucciari – “Cooked Bread”

Great Depression Cooking with Clara “Cooked Bread” If you have been a member of our Everybody Loves Italian Family for a while then you undoubtedly know Clara. At 93 she made the video featured here… with the help of her wonderful grandson.  This particular video shares her Great Depression recipe for Cooked Bread. She truly […]

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Peppers & Eggs – Clara Cannucciari – Great Depression Cooking – Italian Cook

Peppers and Eggs  Great Depression Cooking Clara Cannucciari  * THIS IS A MUST WATCH Clara Cannucciari (née Bonfanti; August 18, 1915 – November 29, 2013) was the host of the web series Great Depression Cooking with Clara and author of the book Clara’s Kitchen. Born in Melrose Park, Illinois on August 18, 1915, she went […]

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Great Depression Cooking with Italian Cook Clara – Italian Ice

Great Depression Cooking with Italian Cook Clara – Italian Ice Italian ice, also known as water ice (particularly in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley), is a sweetened frozen dessert made with fruit (often from concentrates, juices or purées) or other natural or artificial food flavorings, similar to sorbet. Italian ice is not shaved ice that […]

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Great Depression Cooking – 94 Year Old Clara – MUST WATCH

Great Depression Cooking 94 Year Old Clara Cannucciari MUST WATCH * Clara Cannucciari was the host of the web series Great Depression Cooking with Clara and author of the book Clara’s Kitchen. Born Clara Bonfanti in Melrose Park, Illinois on August 18, 1915, she went on to live through America’s Great Depression. During these difficult […]

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Pasta and Peas – Clara Cannucciare Great Depression Cooking

Pasta and Peas Great Depression Cooking Clara Cannucciare * Clara Cannucciari was the host of the web series Great Depression Cooking with Clara and author of the book Clara’s Kitchen. Born in Melrose Park, Illinois on August 18, 1915, she went on to live through America’s Great Depression. During these difficult times, her freshly emigrated Sicilian American parents (Giuseppe and Giuseppina Bonfanti) were […]

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