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

Blueberry-Lemon Pie with a Butter Crust

Maple-Lacquered Bacon

Leaf Lard Crust

Monkfish Almondine

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Sherry Lemon Drop

Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

Toffee Bars

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

Pork Meatloaf with Cabbage and Prunes

Greens with Spiced Butter and Fresh Ricotta

Maple Bread with Soft Cheese

Fermented Dills

New Potatoes with Grilled Onion Butter

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Fried Ring Bologna

Swiss Chard with Honey-Roasted Garlic

Stovetop Mac and Cheese