Kimberly's Kitchen Gadgets

Kimberly Schaplman reveals her Top 5 must-have kitchen gadgets.

Kim's Tastiest Dishes

Everything from her Cheddar Bacon Biscuits and Homemade Donuts to Banana Sandwiches and Cherry Cola are inside - dive in!

Who Stopped by for Season 3?

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Kimberly and guest Billy Currington make a bird to set your taste buds ablaze with flavor.

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Kimberly whips up a delicious and healthy fish feast with the help of special guest Hillary Scott.

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Bandmate and special guest Karen Fairchild helps Kimberly whip up a creamy dairy delight.

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Kimberly and guest Dave Barnes cook up a sweet and savory feast featuring the underrated crunchy crisps.

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Kimberly creates some sweet and savory dishes with the help of her adorable daughter Daisy.

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The husband and wife duo Thompson Square helps Kimberly cook up some savory hot dogs inspired by one of the Windy City's signature eats.

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Kimberly and special guest Wynonna create a winning spice infused meal.

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Kimberly cooks up some Tennessee tradition inspired ribs with the help of special guest Kix Brooks.

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Kimberly and special guest Jewel stew up a traditional Louisiana dish inspired by the bayou.

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Kimberly whips up a healthy and hearty meal straight from the heartland with guest Eric Paslay.

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Special guest Chef Rusty helps Kimberly whip up her version of the Southern classic biscuit, as well as other biscuit inspired recipes.

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Kimberly whips up some sweet treats with the help of special guest Brett Eldredge.

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Kimberly took a fishing trip in Miami this season. Here, she gets a quick tutorial on how to bait a line from Nel Martinez, the captain of the vessel Top Gun.

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Kimberly takes her turn on the line.

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Kimberly holds her catch of the day.

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Kimberly Schlapman and Nick Bishop Jr., owner of Hattie B's in Nashville, Tenn., are ready for battle as they prepare to start their hot chicken eating contest.

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Kimberly Schlapman is declared the winner of the chicken eating contest over Nick Bishop Jr., owner of Hattie B's in Nashville, Tennessee.

In her home state of Georgia, Kimberly and her dad get hands-on with some buzzing beehives at a world-famous honey farm. Here, the crew, all attired in bee suits, filming a scene with Kimberly and Carl Webb, the bee keeper.

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Kimberly, with her dad and the bee keeper’s wife, Virginia Webb, step inside the honey production facility.

Kimberly and Carl, the bee keeper, prepare to clear out the hive with a leaf blower.

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Kimberly, her dad, Carl and Virginia sample the honey they collected.

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Back in the kitchen, she cooks up some sweet treats inspired by the bees with special guest Amy Grant.

Meet the Host

Kimberly Schlapman

Kimberly Schlapman is a singer in the band Little Big Town and the host of Great American Country’s Kimberly’s Simply Southern

All About Kimberly

About The Show

Kimberly's Simply Southern is a one-of-a-kind cooking show featuring country artist and founding member of the band Little Big Town, Kimberly Schlapman. Her passion for making simple, home cooked recipes with her family and country singing friends back home keeps Kimberly hunting for culinary treasures when on the road.

In each episode, Kimberly hops off the tour bus to discover America's best local foods, ingredients and people who share her love of tasty good vittles. In Maine, Kimberly catches lobster with a salty, 5th generation lobsterman. In Hemmingway, SC, Kimberly learns the art of whole hog BBQ from Pit Master Rodney Scott. In Chicago, Kimberly unearths the secret to the perfect pie crust at Hoosier Mama Pie Company.

Then, back in her Nashville kitchen, Kimberly folds her newly gained knowledge into her traditional family recipes like Grandmother Bartlett's Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, and Deviled Egg Potato Salad. Upping the fun factor, Kimberly gets a little help from her friends as a bevy of country artists stop by to chop and chat. Each guest is rewarded for their kindness with good company, good times and one of Kimberly's authentic, southern meals.

Season 1, Episode 3

Whole Hog BBQ

Kimberly heads to Hemingway, SC to meet the Pitmaster General of whole hog BBQ. In her own Tennessee kitchen, she tries her hand at BBQ pork, South Carolina style. Special Guest: Laura Bell Bundy

Friday
Oct 2
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 9

Makin' Bacon...and Ham!

Slow-cured country ham is a way of life for the people of the Great Smoky Mountains and today Kimberly learns how to make that perfect Tennessee prosciutto. Back home she makes a breakfast that's definitely worth waking up for. Special Guests: Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook

Friday
Oct 2
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 13

Smokin' Hot BBQ

After Kimberly visits a Nashville pitmaster to learn the secrets behind smoking a perfect rack of ribs, she brings her newly learned chops back to the kitchen to cook up some ribs inspired by Tennessee tradition. Special Guest: Kix Brooks

Friday
Oct 2
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Biscuit Lovin'

Nothing says Southern comfort food like fluffy, warm biscuits, and Kimberly visits with a Nashville biscuit chef whose food truck serves up decadent, delicious takes on a Southern staple. Back in her home kitchen, she whips up her version of the Southern classic, as well as other biscuit inspired recipes. Special Guest: Executive Chef Rusty Hamlin

Saturday
Nov 5
6am | 5c
Season 3, Episode 6

Cider House Rules

In the forests of Connecticut, Kimberly visits a family owned orchard that's been chruning out hot and cold apple cider for over a century. After learning the craft from tree to jug, Kimberly creates some sweet and savory dishes inspired by her New England harvest. Special guests: Steve & Daisy Schlapman

Saturday
Nov 5
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Lobster Catch and Release Party

Inspired by Little Big Town's tour stop in Maine, Kimberly decides to celebrate their album release by making a tasty lobster casserole with special guest Karen Fairchild and Little Big Town.

Saturday
Mar 11
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Chicken & the Egg

Kimberly has some fun at a family owned poultry farm near Milwaukee. Back in her Nashville kitchen she cooks up a fried chicken feast with special guest Lauren Alaina.

Saturday
Mar 11
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Whole Hog BBQ

Kimberly heads to Hemingway, SC to meet the Pitmaster General of whole hog BBQ. In her own Tennessee kitchen, she tries her hand at BBQ pork, South Carolina style. Special Guest: Laura Bell Bundy

Saturday
Mar 11
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 1

Sunshine Citrus

Inspired by a visit to one of the largest citrus groves in Central Florida, Kimberly gets her citrus on with a menu that makes the most out of these zesty flavors. Special guest: Craig Morgan

Saturday
Mar 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Viva La Pasta

If there's one cuisine that could qualify as universally comforting, it would have to be Italian. Today Kimberly puts her own twist to an Italian feast and makes a great spaghetti casserole. Special Guest: Martina McBride

Saturday
Mar 11
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 1

What's All the Buzz About?

Back in her home state of Georgia, Kimberly and her dad get hands-on with some buzzing beehives at a world-famous honey farm before paying a visit to Kimberly's old high school. Back in the kitchen, she cooks up some sweet treats inspired by the bees. Special guest: Amy Grant

Saturday
Mar 11
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

It's Chicken Hot in Here!

Kimberly visits a famous chicken restaurant to learn the secrets behind one of Nashville's signature dishes, the spicy hot chicken, while also competing in a fiery eat-off. Afflicted with the fever, Kimberly heads back home to make a bird to set your tastebuds ablaze with flavor. Special guest: Billy Currington

Saturday
Mar 11
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 3

Deep Sea Fishin'

After Kimberly sets sail on the blue waters of Miami to land some of the freshest and most colorful fish around, she scoots back home to whip up a delicious and healthy fish feast. Special Guest: Hillary Scott

Saturday
Mar 11
9:30am | 8:30c

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