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.

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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 13

Down Home Dumplins

Kimberly gets cozy in Southern California with some comforting Chicken 'n Dumplings. Special Guests: Kimberly's Mother, brother and sister

Saturday
Sep 28
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Turkey: Deep Fried & Flavor Filled

Thanksgiving gets a Cajun twist when Kimberly deep-fries her first turkey then heads home to prepare a "Turkey Day" feast of her own. Special Guest: Meghan Linsey

Sunday
Oct 27
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 13

Down Home Dumplins

Kimberly gets cozy in Southern California with some comforting Chicken 'n Dumplings. Special Guests: Kimberly's Mother, brother and sister

Sunday
Oct 27
6:30am | 5:30c
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

Sunday
Oct 27
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 10

Cocoa Lovin'

Handcrafting the world's greatest chocolate is no small task, nonetheless brothers Rick and Michael Mast have taken it on as their mission in life. Today Kimberly learns all that goes into making chocolate from bean to bar from these 2 cocoa wizards and then heads back to Nashville where she conjures up a decadent menu. Special Guest: Kacey Musgraves.

Sunday
Oct 27
7:30am | 6:30c
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: hot chicken. Then, she heads home to make a bird that will set anyone's taste buds ablaze, and Billy Currington drops by.

Sunday
Oct 27
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 6

Cider House Rules

In the forests of Connecticut, Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman visits a family-owned orchard that has been churning out hot and cold apple cider for over a century. After learning the craft and process from tree to jug, Kimberly creates sweet and savory dishes inspired by her New England harvest for her husband, Steve, and their daughter, Daisy.

Sunday
Oct 27
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Sunday
Nov 17
6am | 5c
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

Sunday
Nov 17
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Mama's Pies

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.

Sunday
Nov 17
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 6

Love Me Some Bisket!

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

Sunday
Nov 17
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Easy Being Cheesy

Kimberly hits the Big Apple where she serves up grilled cheese from one of the city's hottest food trucks. Back in Nashville, she puts together her own countrified version of this classic comfort sandwich. Special Guest: Kellie Pickler.

Sunday
Nov 17
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Turkey: Deep Fried & Flavor Filled

Thanksgiving gets a Cajun twist when Kimberly deep-fries her first turkey then heads home to prepare a "Turkey Day" feast of her own. Special Guest: Meghan Linsey

Sunday
Nov 17
8:30am | 7:30c
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!

Sunday
Dec 22
6am | 5c
Season 3, Episode 6

Cider House Rules

In the forests of Connecticut, Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman visits a family-owned orchard that has been churning out hot and cold apple cider for over a century. After learning the craft and process from tree to jug, Kimberly creates sweet and savory dishes inspired by her New England harvest for her husband, Steve, and their daughter, Daisy.

Sunday
Dec 22
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Sunday
Dec 22
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 5

Veggin' Out!

In the bountiful farmlands of Idaho, Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman visits an organic farmer whose diverse and naturally grown crops yield a delicious, healthy harvest year-round. After tasting the farm flavor, Kimberly takes some of the fresh greens back to the kitchen, where singer Eric Paslay joins her as she whips up a healthy and hearty meal straight from the heartland.

Sunday
Dec 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Down Home Dumplins

Kimberly gets cozy in Southern California with some comforting Chicken 'n Dumplings. Special Guests: Kimberly's Mother, brother and sister

Sunday
Dec 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Turkey: Deep Fried & Flavor Filled

Thanksgiving gets a Cajun twist when Kimberly deep-fries her first turkey then heads home to prepare a "Turkey Day" feast of her own. Special Guest: Meghan Linsey

Sunday
Dec 22
8:30am | 7:30c

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