Skillet Diaries™ Salutes
Black America Cooks™
Donna Battle Pierce Celebrates Soulful Cooks, Cookbooks, Soul Food, Creole & Southern Recipes
We are standing on the shoulders of giants…
“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
-George Washington Carver
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.
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:
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