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'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.
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!
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.
Rev has a dream! It's topped with pepperoni and sausage and it's called Pizza. After dreaming many nights about his favorite dish, Rev decides to bake up his first pie! But in order to do it right, he pays a little visit to his local pizzeria for some tips. While Rev's on pizza duty, Justine makes some zesty Stuffed Artichokes and a beautiful Caprese Salad that will be sure to fulfill Rev's dream of a perfecto pizza paradise.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.