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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

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Classic Chicken and Wild Rice Hotdish

Fried Onion Dip

Nebraskan Runzas

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Fried Ring Bologna

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Mushrooms and Horseradish Cream

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Leaf Lard Crust

Fermented Dill Pickles

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Booya-Posole Community Stew

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Ribeye with Homemade Steak Sauce

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Bloody Mary with Pickle Juice and Horseradish Ice Cubes

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

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.