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

Hot Grape Cider

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Whipped Potatoes

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Leaf Lard Crust

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Fried Ring Bologna

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Sherry Lemon Drop

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Toffee Bars

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Monkfish Almondine

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail