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

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Parsley Salad with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Toffee Bars

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Glorified Hash-Brown Cake with Frying Peppers

Fried Ring Bologna

Whipped Potatoes

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Leaf Lard Crust

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Fermented Dills

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Fried Onion Dip

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

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