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

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Sherry Lemon Drop

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Monkfish Almondine

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Fried Onion Dip

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Hot Grape Cider

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Parsley Salad with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Whipped Potatoes

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Leaf Lard Crust

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Fried Ring Bologna

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Toffee Bars

Best-Ever Beer Cheese Soup

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Fermented Dills