Skillet Diaries™ Salutes
Black America Cooks™
Donna Battle Pierce Celebrates Soulful Cooks, Cookbooks, Soul Food, Creole & Southern Recipes
Traditional Family Recipes
Skillet Diaries™ Salute
John Pinderhughes, Award-Winning Photographer, (Commercial and Fine Art); Cookbook author
"My true love for cooking began with my grandmother…"
Born: January 26, Washington DC
Memorable Quote: "I've talked my way into many a kitchen. I've been fortunate in knowing and becoming close to lots of wonderful people, many of whom shared not only their love and their lives but their cooking…"
Clio Awards; Art Directors Club; CEBA Award of Excellence
Why we celebrate John Pinderhughes: He reminds us to appreciate the beauty in simple things, including shared recipes and the people who share them.
Dishes shared by family/friends in Family of the Spirit include"Damus' "Cuban-inspired pig's feet, Deviled Eggs from "B.G.'s Dad" and "Gum Gum's" crab cakes
Weiss and Jews;
Skillet Diary™ Flavors of Home
Family of the Spirit
Although we have never met in person, John Pinderhughes and I have cooked together since my now gently worn book with bent page corners and spills was fresh off the press.
Of the thousands of cookbooks in my collection, only a half dozen make the single shelf in my kitchen reserved for "cooking books" where Family of the Spirit has earned a special place.
Donna Pierce is a proud member of the following organizations: