Amy Thielen's Comfort Food Favorites

On Food Network's Heartland Table, Amy Thielen's Midwestern cooking style is all about easy, rustic comfort food.
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Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Sausage, giblets and Swiss chard make this savory stuffing a hearty side dish for Amy's buttery roast chicken.

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Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon & Onions

Creamy Gruyere and tangy cheddar make this fondue the perfect dipping sauce for skewers of grilled tomatoes, bacon, onions and bread.

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Fried Onion Dip

Fresh onions sauteed in butter put this traditional party dip in a league all its own.

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Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

These ribs boast big flavors — from spicy to sweet — with a rich, almost-chocolatey finish that comes from porter beer.

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Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

While this recipe is simple, its flavors are anything but ordinary. Make it for a sweet-and-salty afternoon snack, or serve it up as an easy party appetizer.

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Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Fill up Amy's grilled homemade flatbread with slices of pepper-crusted pork loin, Doctored Aioli, Parmesan and arugula for an incredibly satisfying sandwich.

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Fried Ring Bologna

No matter how you fry it, Amy proves you don't need a lot of ingredients to create a tasty, crowd-pleasing snack.

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