Exemplary father of 6, Rev Run finds his true joy in family, good friends, and great food. But with 4 of their 6 kiddos off on their own, Rev and Justine have a near empty nest and long for the days of a full table. Determined to get the gang back together for weekly Sunday dinners, they will use simple, heartfelt recipes to lure the kids (and some special guests) to the table. From Justine's Famous Lasagna, to Rev's BBQ, each episode will unveil a new recipe to be shared among new and old guests. Sunday by Sunday, Rev and Justine will show that the perfect family meal isn't just about the food, it's about who is sitting at the table to share it.
Unlike rocking a rhyme that's right on time, making Rev and Justine's spicy mayo, guacamole, tomato sauce and more is not tricky.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's Justine's birthday, and Rev is ready to celebrate his queen. Justine's love for a local barbecue joint inspires Rev to take over the kitchen and create a romantic dinner for two. That means juicy Pulled Pork made with a special Rev Rub, and a classic side of tender Collard Greens. For dessert, nothing but the best, a perfectly sweet Banana Bread to honor the taste buds of the love of Rev's life.
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.
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.
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!
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