When long-time Grand Ole Opry and WSM Radio announcer, Keith Bilbrey, and his lovely wife, Emy Joe, decided to expand their cooking repertoire, they didn’t call on Emeril, Bobby Flay, or even Paula Deen. Nope, they decided to “kick it up a notch” in a more creative way. Beginning in February, 2012, they will host a weekly, half hour program called Nashville Country Cookin’” on Rural TV.
The program will feature special guest chefs from the world of country music, television, movies and sports. Among those scheduled to appear are; Governor Mike Huckabee, Bill Anderson, T. G. Shepard, Kelly Lang, Gloria Gaither, Lynda Randle, Joe and Areeda Stampley, T. Graham Brown and his friend Bubba Stoney (“The Redneck Chef”), Jeff and Lisa Cook (“Alabama”), Shelly West, Jan Howard, Jett Williams, Georgette Jones, Mandy Barnett, The Grascals, The Roys, Craig and Lisa Hentrich (Tennessee Titans punter) and Tiffany Johnson and Wayne Elsey from Soles 4 Souls.
For added reality, the program will be filmed in a real, working kitchen.
Each episode will begin with a brief interview followed by a trip to the kitchen where the Bilbreys and their special chef for
the week will instruct them on