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

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Apple Pie with Leaf Lard Crust

Glorified Hash-Brown Cake with Frying Peppers

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Crispy Cheese Curd Risotto Cake

Fermented Dills

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Whipped Potatoes

Parsley Salad with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Icelandic Ponnokukur

Hot Grape Cider

New Potatoes with Grilled Onion Butter

Fried Ring Bologna

Crispy Trout with Kitchen Butter Sauce

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Edamame with Dill Salt and Pea Shoots

Leaf Lard Crust

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Toffee Bars

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions