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.
Thanksgiving at the Simmons's house always revolves around an abundance of food, family and fun. But Justine's carefully planned menu gets upended when Rev decides to make a Crispy Deep Fried Turkey. Justine has been planning for months to cook her Juicy Oven Roasted Turkey with Quick Pan Gravy. With no one willing to back down, Rev and Justine decide to make their own birds and a friendly spousal competition begins. Justine prepares her Tangy Cranberry Sauce, Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and a Special Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Crust. Meanwhile Rev throws down by making Mini Apple Pie Bites and Savory Individual Stuffing Muffin Cups. As the family gathers around the table, it becomes clear that no one can choose between the two amazing turkeys and all the delicious sides. Rev and Justine realize that at this Thanksgiving, surrounded by happy, healthy and well-fed family, they're all winners.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Simmons Family Vegetarian, Angela, is in the house this week. When she plans to make her favorite meal: Veggie Tacos, Rev brainstorms how he can supplement the all-veggie menu with a big juicy steak. After trying to keep it from Angela, Rev learns a valuable lesson.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Justine uses her latest culinary skills by making homemade ravioli in the hopes of impressing her sister Chelle, who is a professional chef. Not to be outdone, Chelle whips up a colorful cheesy bruschetta. Finally, Rev Run masters dessert by creating a mouth-watering tiramisu, which is perfect way to end this gourmet Italian supper.
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.
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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