Her name is Frances Ruby Vaughns. One of 7 children, born in southwestern Pennsylvania. A civil rights pioneer along with her husband Dr. Fred L Vaughns responsible for opening up local restaurants & theaters to men and women of color and equal service rights for all patrons. She had a love for bowling, roller skating, puzzles, and most importantly baking!!
So whats the hype around these pies? Frances was first whippin up Yaaam Pies back in the 60s and continued all the way up until her last few years. This secret Vaughns family recipe has been the sweet melody to the song of many lives. She had a special place in her heart for her grandson Dana Vaughns ll because he was the only one trusted with having it, skipping Frances kids in line for the Vaughns treasure. A woman who was known for showing love through her honesty these pies are most certainly the truth! Take one bite & you’ll be saying “Yaaam Frances”!!
the process behind the magic