Selected Press


For Give A Girl A Knife

Review Los Angeles Times

5 Hot Books National Book Review

Review Chicago Reader

Review Toronto Star

Excerpt Taste

19 Summer Books PBS News Hour

Review Los Angeles Review of Books

Scenes from the Give A Girl A Knife Saveur Supper

Review Wall Street Journal

Excerpt Minnesota Monthly

Review Publishers Weekly

Excerpt LitHub

7 Books You Should Read in May Time Out

20 Best Nonfiction Books of May Bustle

MSP Magazine

Excerpt Saveur 

June Midwest Indie Bookstore Picks

2017 Book Preview AM New York

Excerpt and Cover Reveal Entertainment Weekly


For The New Midwestern Table

Try This at Home: How to Make Dill Pickles Food Network Magazine

Best of the Best, Vol. 17: The Best Recipes from the Best 25 Cookbooks of the Year Food & Wine

Found Recipes: All Things Considered, National Public Radio

America’s Best Recipes Epicurious

World Chefs: Thielen Revamps Midwestern Staples in First Book Reuters

‘Midwestern Table’ Gets an Upgrade Boston Globe

This Year’s Required Reading

Six Books for Cooks and Eaters Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Eater’s 21 Essential Cookbooks of 2013 Eater National

Cook the Book: ‘The New Midwestern Table’ Serious Eats

NPR’s Book Concierge: Our Guide to 2013’s Great Reads National Public Radio

Crispy Cabbage with Poppy Seeds The Splendid Table

Books: Fall Cookbooks People Magazine

The One Page Cookbook Review: ‘The New Midwestern Table’ Esquire

The Joys of Midwestern Fried Chicken and Gravy Parade Magazine

Made in the Midwest Food Network Magazine

Fall Cookbook Extravaganza LA Magazine