Do you ever wonder what food was like before all of the charred brussels sprouts? Or all of the sous-vide? Or the invention of gelatin? Well, if you do (and even if you don't), you should check out this YouTube series on cooking food from the depression. It's even authentic, hosted by a wonderful woman who grew up in the 30s.
Here's a preview: Potatoes. Check the rest out after the jump.
The only bad thing? It hasn't been updated in awhile.. :(.