Depression Cooking with Clara - SO cute - 94 year old woman teaches you her cheap and nutritious recipes from the Great Depression and tells you stories from those days. It's like Grandma is teaching you to cook!
Drying Shuck Beans; String green beans with sewing thread. Hang in a dry ventilated area. Let dry for 4 weeks or more until beans shrink and turn an autumn brown. Store in paper bag in a dry dark area. Preparation: Use only the amount of dried shuck beans you need (a little makes a lot) and soak, covered in water overnight. Drain beans, rinse, and put into large cooking pot cook with salt pork & cook until done.
Grandma’s Southern-Style Chicken n’ Dumplings - It's very simple, absolutely delicious, comforting and filling, and is very inexpensive to make! These are "noodle" style dumplings as opposed to the biscuit style. ❊