Donna Battle Pierce

How family skillets and recipes helped pass down treasured memories for Black families leaving the South during the Great Migration—and to this day.
Creole Skillet Cornbread
Rating: Unrated
Baking cornbread in a cast-iron skillet results in the ideal crispy crust enclosing a tender crumb. In this recipe, tender corn kernels provide additional texture. As with many recipes, how much sugar you like in your cornbread may depend on how your grandmother made it, so add more or less sugar to taste. Read the author's story behind this recipe: Skillet Diaries: A Cast-Iron Legacy