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

Crispy Cheese Curd Risotto Cake

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Glorified Hash-Brown Cake with Frying Peppers

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Sherry Lemon Drop

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Leaf Lard Crust

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Hot Grape Cider

Whipped Potatoes

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Fried Ring Bologna

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Monkfish Almondine

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Toffee Bars

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing