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

Buttercup Marshmallow S'Mores

Roasted Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Leaf Lard Crust

Monkfish Almondine

Sherry Lemon Drop

Smoked Sardine Caesar with Salumi and Pan-Croutons

Rhubarb Baked in Wild Raspberry Syrup

Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Arugula

Grilled Butterflied Lamb with African Spices and Herbed Yogurt

Crispy Cheese Curd Risotto Cake

Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Glorified Hash-Brown Cake with Frying Peppers

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

Steakhouse Deviled Eggs

New Potatoes with Grilled Onion Butter

Midwestern Fried Chicken with Gravy

Bloody Mary with Pickle Juice and Horseradish Ice Cubes

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Mushrooms and Horseradish Cream

Birch Whiskey Snow Cocktail

Toffee Bars