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

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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 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.

Friday
Apr 5
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Saturday
May 4
6am | 5c
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.

Saturday
May 4
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Saturday
May 4
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
May 4
7:30am | 6:30c
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!

Saturday
May 4
8am | 7c
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.

Saturday
May 4
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Burgerville

Kimberly fills up on the all-American favorite, Hamburgers, when she drops by East Nashville's hottest burger joint. At home, Kimberly creates a burger menu for the ages. Special Guest: Storme Warren

Friday
May 17
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.

Friday
May 17
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.

Friday
May 17
7am | 6c
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.

Friday
May 17
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Hot & Chile

Kimberly gets a lesson in chiles when she stops by her favorite New Mexican restaurant, then spices it up in her own kitchen with Today Show stalwart, Al Roker. Special Guest: Al Roker

Friday
May 17
8am | 7c
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.

Friday
May 17
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Jun 1
6am | 5c
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
Jun 1
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Aw Shucks!

Kimberly heads to the Hama Hama Oyster Farm in Washington State to learn all about these tasty water critters. Back in her own kitchen she serves oysters and clams 3 ways. Special Guest: Ashton Shepherd

Saturday
Jun 1
7am | 6c
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
Jun 1
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wild About Mushrooms

Today Kimberly visits the spectacular Blackberry Farm to learn all about mushrooms. Once in her home kitchen she makes a menu inspired by their earthy flavors. Special Guest: Josh Turner

Saturday
Jun 1
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 6

Get Your Goat

Kimberly learns to make Goat Cheese at the Noble Springs Dairy Farm in Franklin, Tennessee. Back in her kitchen, the goat cheese continues it's starring role. Special Guest: Dustin Lynch

Saturday
Jun 1
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tasty Bites

No one can resist going up and ordering from a big red truck named "Trolley Parton" and on this episode, Kimberly gets the chance to come aboard for a lesson in making tasty finger foods. Once in her kitchen she makes her own version of nibblies, perfect for a party. Special Guest: Sunny Sweeney

Thursday
Jun 6
6am | 5c
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

Thursday
Jun 6
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

Thursday
Jun 6
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.

Thursday
Jun 6
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Pizza Pong

DC is not all about policy and politics, it's also become a haven for great food and fun. Enter Comet Ping Pong, a place where folks can eat some of the best pizza in town and put their table tennis skills to the test right after. Today is Kimberly's turn as she learns how to make a mouthwatering pizza rustica. Back in her kitchen she gets a handle on the pizza pie and puts a southern spin on a menu that she'll be proud to serve. Special Guest: Niki Taylor

Thursday
Jun 6
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 12

All Things Hole-y

New York is home to some of the most original food joints in the country and Dun-Well doughnuts is one of those stand-outs. Today with the help of its dynamic duo, Christopher and Dan, Kimberly will be learning the tricks to the moistest doughnut, and the creamiest icing. Once she has the techniques down pat, she'll go back to her kitchen to fix up a menu perfect for Sunday Supper with donuts for dessert. Special Guest: Nan Kelley.

Thursday
Jun 6
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Double Dip

Philippe The Original is the birthplace of the famed French Dip and today Kimberly learns all about the legendary sandwich. Back home, Kimberly makes a sweet and a savory southern sandwich with the help of her sister Paula and daughter Daisy. Special Guests: Paula James, Daisy Schlapman & Sugar the Cat

Saturday
Jun 15
6am | 5c

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