In a large soup pot brown sausage. Once good and brown remove and set aside.
In the same pot use the drippings from the sausage and add the onions , bell pepper , celery and garlic. Stirring every so often cook until the veggies are soft . If you don't have enough drippings from the sausage you can add a little water during the cooking process.
Once the veggies are soft add the stick of butter and allow it to melt.
Once the butter is melted sprinkle in the flour and stir until the flour is absorbed . Cook for about 3-4 minutes , stirring with a spatula .
Slowly add chicken broth stirring while you add it, the add the water.
Add the browned sausage, diced tomatoes , rotel tomatoes , tomato paste, garlic powder, onion powder , and your choice of Cajun or creole seasoning . Bring to a boil and make sure the tomato paste has dissolved .
Turn down to a simmer then place the lid on top and simmer for about 45 minutes.
After 45 Minutes add the frozen corn and cream style corn. Put the lid back on for about 15 minutes.
Check to see if you need salt or pepper