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?”
Scotty Scott is a personal chef, recipe creator, cooking video director and owner of Cook Drank Eat, a social media platform and catering service. His work has been profiled in 360 West Magazine, Delish.com and on the Strive Podcast. Scotty currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with his partner and son.
“I’ve had the pleasure of hiring Scotty on numerous occasions, from friends and family brunches to cooking for the entire crew on the ‘Sweeter’ video. His food provides the southern feel we need most and he delivers amazing flavor with each dish he prepares! I’m excited for my guy and his new cookbook!” —Leon Bridges, Grammy awardwinning singer and songwriter
“Whether you’re a first-time fryer or a well-seasoned chef, you are going to love this book. Its eyecatching recipes will turn your kitchen into a place of worship.” —Ryan Hinkson, creator of EatFamous
“Fix Me a Plate is filled with mouthwatering and easy to make comfort food recipes that satisfy and warm the soul! With Scotty’s incredible flavors and excitement in every single dish, there’s something to enjoy for every meal of the day.” —Alex Snodgrass, New York Times bestselling author of The Defined Dish
“Anyone can learn to cook, but pouring his true life’s passion into every dish places Scotty in a class of his own. This book is proof of how much he loves to not only cook, but nurture our souls.” —Jonathan Morris, host of Self Employed on Magnolia Network