About the Host

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.

About the Show

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. She will also take us to meet the locals at their rural homes or restaurants, lakeside kitchens and working farms.

Most Popular Recipes

All Heartland Table Recipes

Best-Ever Beer Cheese Soup

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Fried Onion Dip

Fried Ring Bologna

Ribeye with Homemade Steak Sauce

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

New Potatoes with Grilled Onion Butter

Leaf Lard Crust

Bloody Mary with Pickle Juice and Horseradish Ice Cubes

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Parsley Salad with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Mushrooms and Horseradish Cream

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

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