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!

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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


Kimberly takes her turn on the line.


Kimberly holds her catch of the day.


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.


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.


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.


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


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

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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 3, Episode 7

Get Crackin'!

In the funky food haven of Asheville, NC, Kimberly visits a couple of cracker makers who bake up small, handmade batches of crispy treats. Back home, she cooks up a sweet and savory feast featuring the underrated crunchy crisps, and David Barnes stops by.

Mar 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Biscuit Lovin'

Kimberly visits a Nashville biscuit chef whose food truck serves up decadent, delicious takes on biscuits, a classic Southern comfort food. Back in her home kitchen, she whips up her version of the Southern classic and Chef Rusty Hamlin drops by.

Mar 22
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 9

Spice It Up

Kimberly visits a barbecue pitmaster and spice rub creator whose spices are put to the test in a finger-licking showdown where Kimberly is judge. Then, she brings the down-home flavors back to her kitchen and makes a winning, spice-infused meal as Wynonna Judd stops by.

Mar 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

The Scoop (on Ice Cream)

Kimberly visits an ice cream parlor in Louisville, KY, to sample the rich, delicious flavors and tackle their famous 15-scoop sundae. Back in the kitchen, she whips up some sweet treats of her own as Brett Eldredge stops by to visit.

Mar 22
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 11

The Big Cheese

Kimberly visits a slice of Southern paradise tucked away in the hills of Tennessee where she learns the art of making sheep cheese before joining some friends for some skeet shooting. Then, she takes the cheese back to the kitchen to whip up a creamy dairy delight as her bandmates Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet drop by!

Mar 22
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Hot Dawggin'

Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman is in Chicago visiting one of the last drive-in restaurants, where she learns how to cook up the famous Chicago-style hot dog. Back in the kitchen, Kiefer and Shawna Thompson of the band Thompson Square join her as she cooks up savory hot dogs inspired by one of the Windy City's signature eats.

Mar 29
6am | 5c
Season 3, Episode 13

Smokin' Hot BBQ

Kimberly visits a Nashville pitmaster to learn the secrets behind smoking a perfect rack of ribs and brings her newly learned chops back to the kitchen. Then, Kix Brooks drops in for a visit.

Mar 29
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.

Mar 29
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Chicken and 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.

Mar 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Whole Hog BBQ

Kimberly heads to Hemingway, South Carolina, to meet the Pitmaster General of Whole Hog BBQ. In her own Tennessee kitchen, she tries her hand at BBQ pork, South Carolina style, with her special guest, Laura Bell Bundy.

Mar 29
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Mama's Pies

With pie for dinner and pie for dessert, Kimberly's visit to a Chicago pie shop inspires her to make some tasty pies of her own.

Mar 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

True Grits

Kimberly learns to make a signature Charleston, South Carolina, dish -- shrimp and grits -- from the queen of low country cuisine. Back in her kitchen, she welcomes special guest Holly Williams and gives the dish a cheesy spin.

Mar 29
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Love Me Some Brisket!

Kimberly takes a lesson from champion BBQ Pitmaster, Craig Sharry. She then makes an indoor BBQ meal of her own for her cousin, Shaina Burrell, using Craig's signature pepper jellies.

Mar 29
9:30am | 8:30c

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