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

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Leaf Lard Crust

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Parsley Salad with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Sherry Lemon Drop

Crispy Cheese Curd Risotto Cake

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Fermented Dills

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Fried Onion Dip

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Fried Ring Bologna

Whipped Potatoes

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Bloody Mary with Pickle Juice and Horseradish Ice Cubes

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Ribeye with Homemade Steak Sauce

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Best-Ever Beer Cheese Soup

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