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 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 heads home to whip up a deliciously healthy fish feast. Then, Hillary Scott drops by for a visit!

Saturday
Mar 11
9:30am | 8:30c
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 beehives before paying a visit to her old high school. Then, she cooks up some sweet treats inspired by the bees, and special guest Amy Grant stops by.

Monday
Jan 7
6am | 5c
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.

Monday
Jan 7
6:30am | 5:30c
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

Monday
Jan 7
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Cupcake Delights

Cupcakes are all the rage and today Kimberly learns how to make one that will knock your socks off. Armed with tips and techniques she makes her own version at home along with some other family favorites. Special Guests: Karen Fairchild, Daisy Schlapman, Penelopi Sweet, Elijah Westbrook

Monday
Jan 7
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Monday
Jan 7
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.

Monday
Jan 7
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: hot chicken. Then, she heads home to make a bird that will set anyone's taste buds ablaze, and Billy Currington drops by.

Monday
Jan 14
6am | 5c
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 beehives before paying a visit to her old high school. Then, she cooks up some sweet treats inspired by the bees, and special guest Amy Grant stops by.

Monday
Jan 14
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Big Shrimpin'

Deep in the Cajun country of Louisiana, Kimberly visits a couple who have been shrimping in the bayou for decades. After learning the ropes of shrimping and chowing down on some fresh-from-the-pot gumbo, Kimberly returns to Nashville and makes a traditional dish inspired by the bayou. Special guest Jewel also stops by.

Monday
Jan 14
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.

Monday
Jan 14
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Monday
Jan 14
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Jan 14
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Jan 19
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 11

Fly Girl

Kimberly tries her hand at fly-fishing in the Caney Fork River then heads home to whip up a fish inspired meal. Special Guest: Natalie Hemby

Saturday
Jan 19
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

High Steaks

Juicy steaks are on the grill when Kimberly visits her hometown butcher to learn some prime pointers on picking the right piece of meat. Special Guest: Kristian Bush

Saturday
Jan 19
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
Jan 19
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
Jan 19
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 4

Got Cows?

Kimberly loves cows and today she gets to experience first hand what it's like to run a dairy farm. Back in the kitchen she makes a menu with all the dairy products she worked so hard on. Special Guest: Jerrod Niemann

Saturday
Jan 19
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!

Monday
Jan 21
6am | 5c
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.

Monday
Jan 21
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Monday
Jan 21
7am | 6c
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.

Monday
Jan 21
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Monday
Jan 21
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Jan 21
8:30am | 7:30c

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