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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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Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Best-Ever Beer Cheese Soup

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Monkfish Almondine

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Bloody Mary with Pickle Juice and Horseradish Ice Cubes

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Nebraskan Runzas

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Glorified Hash-Brown Cake with Frying Peppers

Fermented Dills

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Fried Onion Dip

Crispy Cheese Curd Risotto Cake

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

New Potatoes with Grilled Onion Butter

Ribeye with Homemade Steak Sauce

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

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.