Long gone are the days of mindlessly spending $5 on a gourmet grapefruit.
It’s time to embrace three-for-a-dollar items and rediscover Spam.
Here to guide you in your culinary journey through time is Clara, an adorable 93-year-old grandma who grew up during the Depression and demonstrates how to make more with less in the "Depression Cooking With Clara"series on YouTube.
There are at least seven episodes, where she’ll teach you how to make everything from the "Poor Man's Meal" (fried potatoes, hot dogs and onions) to the "Poor Man's Feast"(meat, lentils and soup), while telling you about what it was like to live through the Depression.
“I had to quit high school because we couldn’t afford socks,” Clara says in one episode. “We couldn’t afford anything to wear. But, we survived.”
And then, you just peel the potatoes ...