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

Leaf Lard Crust

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Sherry Lemon Drop

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Whipped Potatoes

Hot Grape Cider

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Toffee Bars

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Monkfish Almondine

Fried Ring Bologna

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Parsley Salad with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Fried Onion Dip

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Fermented Dills