Take an Amazing Soul Food Journey With 60 Authentic, Unique and Indulgent Recipes
Get ready to shake up your home cooking with the most soul-satisfying dishes you've ever encountered. From hilarious and beloved chef Scotty Scott comes a deep dive into the delicious world of soul food, showcasing traditional recipes as well as awe-inspiring remixes on the classics. Learn the history behind how these iconic dishes came to be so embedded in soulful southern culture, and follow along as Scotty tells the heartwarming, sometimes side-splitting stories of how they were interwoven into his family history and childhood.
Start your morning off right with savory Southern Raised Biscuits with Spicy Sausage Cream Gravy or a big ol' hearty plate of Catfish and Grits. Next, put some meat on your bones with staples like succulent Short Rib Grillades or Sea Island Red Peas and Carolina Gold Rice Hoppin' John. Finally, dive into the Soul Remix with Scotty's out-of-this-world elevations of classic recipes, like Fried Oyster Collard Green Salad, Duck Fat Shrimp Etouffee or Chicken and Brown Butter Sweet Potato Waffles with Maple Bourbon Sauce.
Capturing the very essence of family, history and hearty goodness, Fix Me A Plate delivers the best of down-home cooking with the funkiest of mouthwatering funky fusions. So dig right in, and you'll soon be creating crowd-pleasing meals that will have your friends and family asking, "Can you Fix Me a Plate?"
About the Author
Scotty Scott is a personal chef and creator of the blog Cook, Drank, Eat. Growing up in a family of home cooks inspired his lifelong love of food, and his dedication to blending family and tradition with cooking. His work has been profiled in Fort Worth, 360 West Magazine, Delish and the Strive Podcast. Originally from Detroit, but with family roots in Savannah, Georgia, Scotty now lives in Fort Worth, Texas.