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

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Fried Onion Dip

Hot Grape Cider

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Whipped Potatoes

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Peppered Pork and Parmesan Flatbread Sandwiches

Bloody Mary with Pickle Juice and Horseradish Ice Cubes

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Mushrooms and Horseradish Cream

Chestnut and Wild Rice Pilaf

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Monkfish Almondine

Sherry Lemon Drop

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Fried Ring Bologna

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons