Today we feature episode 1 of Eat Your Heartland OutEat Your Heartland Out is a series dedicated to highlighting the rich, yet often overlooked, culinary depth of the American Midwest. Food is the storyteller while host Capri S. Cafaro serves as your audio tour guide through this region spanning 12 states.

Before we play the episode, the HRN crew talk to Capri about her show & her cookbook debut, United We Eat: 50 Great American Dishes to Bring Us Together, which launched this past weekend!

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