Unlike rocking a rhyme that's right on time, making Rev and Justine's spicy mayo, guacamole, tomato sauce and more is not tricky.
Diggy is known as the Simmons' Family Food Police. When his farm-to-table ways show up for Sunday Supper, Rev suggests that he walk-the-walk as he talks-the-talk. To help Diggy navigate through the kitchen, he brings his trainer, Sean, who is also an experienced home cook. Rev and Justine don't mind the new guest helping to prepare a delicious dinner as long as Diggy is in-tow and ready to eat!
After another satisfying Sunday Supper, Rev is left wishing that every day could be filled with family and food, just like Sunday. After asking Justine, "Why can't every day be like Sunday?" She surprises Rev with a Monday night menu that will last throughout the week. Justine's Saucy Ribs, crunchy Coleslaw and Homemade Flavored Rice offer the taste of a Sunday with the ease of a Monday!
Sunday Suppers have become a tradition in the Simmons household and Rev is yearning to pass down his own family traditions to his daughter Miley. Rev teaches his daughter a special recipe from his childhood, his mother's savory Shrimp and Rice. To complete the meal, Justine serves up a side of her Cheddar and Chive Biscuits and a Chocolate Fondue dessert that would have made Momma Evelyn proud.
This week, Justine wants to recreate traditional English high tea, from flaky scones with strawberry jam to her favorite finger sandwiches - cucumber with herb butter, and smoked salmon with crème fraiche. But with Rev Run's buddy Perry coming over for dinner, the Reverend is worried that this British tradition may not be Perry's... cup of tea. To ensure that Perry is satisfied, the guys chip in and make their own finger sandwich - Parmesan meatball sliders!
This week Justine is inspired by their recent travels to Mexico City and cooks up a menu of authentic Mexican street food. She makes tender carnitas tacos with her own roasted salsa verde and homemade guacamole. Rev Run and his manager Michael Lehman fire up the grill to create chicken quesadillas that are perfectly crisp and surprisingly smoky. Join the Simmons as they take Sunday Supper outside for a family fiesta.
Lately, Rev Run has been dreaming of feasting in a tropical paradise, but his wife Justine wants to enjoy time with the family at home. To satisfy them both, she hatches a plan to transform dinner into a Sunday Supper stay-cation by designing an at-home Hawaiian luau. Justine makes a Green Papaya Salad, and Rev's favorite banana leaf steamed pork. Since no luau would be complete without dessert, Justine finishes it off with a tropical banana-guava pie.
Rev Run's manager Michael Lehman claims to be the grill master and his right hand man Perry is the self-proclaimed fry king. Rev decides to put their skills to test by having them cook their signature dishes, Michael's juicy beef tenderloin and Perry's crunchy fish fry for this Sunday supper. The Reverend also puts his best dish forward by making irresistible deep-fried hush puppies. With three chefs battling it out, everyone at the table is bound to be a winner.
Simmons family friends DJ Rukus and Mel Debarge are coming to supper as the family mixes up a crowd pleasing meal. Rev will bring down the house with a classic steak house meal. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and crispy Caesar Salad are the opening acts. And to headline the menu, a Grilled Bone-In Rib Eye, topped with Justine's Homemade Garlic Butter Medallions, is sure to go down in Hip-Hop History.
Justine's sister and niece are the guests of honor this week and no one could be more excited than Justine herself. Her sister, Michelle, is a chef by trade and the entire Simmons family knows exactly what is in store for dinner. With Pork Roast and Mac and Cheese on the menu, they know that Aunt 'Chelle will deliver a comforting and familiar meal they have been missing -- almost as much as they've missed her.
When Russy wants money from his Dad, he knows who to consult -- Mom. Justine and Russy agree that the way to Dad's heart is through his stomach and that puts Russy in charge of this Sunday Supper. After hearing an appetizing account of Rev's favorite meal: Breakfast For Dinner, Russy takes on the challenge and cooks chicken and waffles for the family, with a little help from Mom, of course. Will Dad love the food enough to throw Russy a bone?
Justine is looking for her missing candy jar but Rev can only think about one thing, hitting the gym! Being on a health kick has Rev going mental for Hearty Lentil Soup. Justine whips up a crispy Chicken Parmesan that is baked, not fried, and Rev tosses up a refreshing Fruit and Nut Salad with Homemade French Dressing with Miley's help. This week, Rev teaches the family that they can put a healthy twist on some of their favorite foods without compromising flavor. In the Simmons family, your health is your wealth and lentils are a delicious place to start.
Rev's longtime friend and tour manager, Perry, also insists that he is The Turkey Wing Master. Justine has a deep rooted love for wings, but when Rev invites Perry to be the Sunday Supper Chef, Justine isn't sure the boys will be able to pull of her most sacred meal of the week. Can they make a meal fit for a queen or will Perry end up a Jive Turkey?
This week Justine is craving classic comfort foods, so decides to make her favorite fried chicken. Knowing how special this meal is, Rev invites his brother Danny to join them, as they recreate one of they most-loved suppers. To go along with the classic chicken, the family whips up smoky sauteed green beans with garlic and smoked paprika, and creamy cheddar cheese grits. The family reminisces about the past and looks towards the future on a special Sunday supper.
Justine's sister, Aunt Chelle, is the family's favorite chef, and when they hear she is coming to make supper, no one can decide which of her recipes they like best. While the family debates what she should make, Aunt Chelle decides this time she'll make something new! With Justine's help they'll make an irresistible meal of Sizzling Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, buttery Mexican Grilled Corn and surprise Empanadas. These fresh recipes will soon become new family favorites.
Rev's son Diggy is a man on the move, but if there is one thing that keeps him coming home it's his craving for his favorite comfort food, Chicken Bolognese. Justine invites her sister, Aunt Chelle, to help her make more of Diggy's favorite recipes, such as Grilled Asparagus and Zucchini with a savory balsamic glaze, and buttery Garlic Knots, that'll keep him coming home for more.
Rev's daughter Miley is full of youthful excitement, especially about having her Grandparents come to Sunday Supper. This inspires Rev to cook up some of his favorite childhood dishes. With a new spin on Sloppy Joes, gourmet Homemade Potato Chips and a "Turn That Frown Upside Down" Pound Cake, this meal is sure to turn have everyone feeling just like a kid again.
Each of the Simmons brothers are unique in their own way. Rev's oldest brother, Danny, is a known artist and poet and is just plain cool. This week, Rev and Justine pull a little inspiration from Uncle Danny's artwork to create a Seafood Gumbo with Basmati Rice that's a culinary masterpiece worthy of his vibe and taste buds. Justine shows her artistry in the kitchen as she jazzes up this classic recipe, along with a Sweet Potato Cornbread and Uncle Danny's favorite German Chocolate Cake for dessert. It's a jazzy Sunday Supper deliciously inspired by family.
After years of eating Chinese take-out, Rev decides that it's time to celebrate the idea of cooking-in rather than eating out. Rev digs out the steel wok and shows the whole family how he rolls as they reinvent their favorite take-out meals: Sizzlin' Chicken Stir Fry, Shrimp Fried Rice, and of course Rev & Justine's "Not Your R-egg-ular" Egg Rolls. Family, flavor and good fortune fill the table as the Simmons sit down for another mouthwatering Sunday Supper.
Rev has been hard at work, so he takes a break by inviting his longtime friend and manager, Michael Lehman over for dinner. Rev wants to try out Twice Baked Grilled Potatoes and Steak Kabobs on his new grill, but when Michael arrives with fun recipes of his own, like Soda Can Chicken and Grilled Banana Splits for dessert, a resistant Rev wonders whose grill it was in the first place! The end result shows that a little competition makes for many grilled delights.
It's Sunday Funday and Rev is ready to break in his brand new bowling alley with his longtime friend, Perry. There's just one thing missing -- the snack bar! Rev and the family strike at the opportunity to put an upscale spin on some old-school bowling alley favorites by preparing sizzling Sirloin Sliders, Top Hat Potato Tots with Homemade Ranch Dressing, and their twist on pigs in a blanket, Pigs in a Throw with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce. It'll be a fun night with bowling and food that will leave no room to spare.
Over the years Justine and Rev have watched four children grow up and move out, so nothing makes them happier than when one of them returns for supper. With Diggy coming home for dinner, they design a menu to satisfy his healthy lifestyle: a perfectly seared glazed salmon with a refreshing mango salsa, parmesan roasted broccoli, and Justine's naturally sweet baked apples with homemade honey Greek yogurt. With so many nutritious and delicious dishes, this meal is sure to please the whole family.
Rev Run and his family decide to make some Bowling Alley snacks with a healthy twist for this Sunday Supper. The Rev and his son battle it out in the kitchen by making wings two ways; with classic buffalo flavors and Asian-inspired teriyaki sauce. They also whip up flavorful turkey kielbasa dogs topped with red onion sauce, and oven-roasted sweet potato fries with garlic aioli. This game night is sure to be a winner with great food, fun and family.
The kids are out of this house this Sunday so Rev Run and his wife Justine take full advantage by recreating a meal from their early years of dating. Together, they prepare succulent cracked crab in a buttery garlic sauce, served with rich garlic noodles, and finished with a gourmet banana ice cream and fudge sauce. This is undoubtedly a romantic meal to remember.
This week, Justine and Rev Run are treated like VIPs as Russy joins them in the kitchen to make a dinner inspired by a luxury hotel room service menu. Together, they design a savory gourmet club sandwich, crisp and golden onion rings, and end the night with a chocolate cake that dreams are made of. This hotel-worthy meal is one they'll want to enjoy over and over again.
This week, Justine finagles her way into getting her sister Chelle's secret recipe of hearty braised oxtail. Justine also makes warm spoon rolls to soak up every ounce of the oxtail gravy, while Chelle introduces the family to a colorful carrot cabbage medley. Rev has a cuddly surprise of his own and the home is filled with love and laughter... not to mention a delicious meal that is one of a kind.
Have a room service night at home with a classic club sandwich, stacked with roasted chicken, bacon, lettuce and tomato. Take it to the next level with crispy onion rings on the side — or even inside!