Donna Battle Pierce on Freda DeKnight and 'A Date with a Dish'

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At this year's International Association of Culinary Professionals conference, Freda DeKnight's 1948 A Date with a Dish was named a culinary classic winner. Food journalist Donna Battle Pierce has been researching DeKnight for a book about black cooks, restaurants and recipes. Read the "Hungry for History" column she writes for Ebony here.

Music: "Jelly Roll Blues" by Jelly Roll Morton