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Amy Thielen

Amy Thielen, the host of Heartland Table on Food Network, grew up a few miles from the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Minnesota.

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Best-Ever Beer Cheese Soup

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Classic Chicken and Wild Rice Hotdish

Fermented Dill Pickles

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Nebraskan Runzas

Fried Onion Dip

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Fried Ring Bologna

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Ribeye with Homemade Steak Sauce

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Leaf Lard Crust

Booya-Posole Community Stew

Toffee Bars

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Mushrooms and Horseradish Cream

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Heartland Table

Join Amy Thielen, native Midwesterner, chef and connoisseur of all things authentically Midwestern, in her charming cabin kitchen as she cooks some of the heartland’s most delicious and often surprising dishes.