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Mary Subialka

Mary Subialka is the editor of Real Food and Drinks magazines, covering the flavorful world of food, wine, and spirits. She rarely meets a chicken she doesn’t like, and hopes that her son, who used to eat beets and Indian food as a preschooler, will one day again think of real food as more than something you need to eat before dessert and be inspired by his younger brother, who is now into trying new foods.

Recipes: Savory Summer Stone Fruit Salsa and Cherry Relish

Turn summer’s bounty into sweet and spicy sauces with recipes for Summer Stone Fruit Salsa with Fresh Corn and Basil and an Ancho Cherry Relish

Green Chile Cheeseburgers Recipe

Take a culinary road trip to the Southwest with this burger that’s a mix of juicy beef, melty cheese, sweet heat, and irresistible flavor—plus 12 more burger recipes to try

Crab Cakes with Old Bay Remoulade Recipe

These crab cakes dish up Mid-Atlantic shore flavor for an elegant appetizer or light dinner

Chicken Teriyaki Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Deliciously glazed chicken combines with plenty of crunchy raw vegetables to make a refreshingly bright summer meal—in lettuce or atop rice or noodles.

5 Watermelon Recipes with a Twist

Switch things up with these cool watermelon recipes from salads to dessert that both kids and adults will enjoy throughout the summer—plus links to more recipes.

Spiced Chicken and Couscous Salad + More Cool Salad Recipes

A cool, whole-meal salad is just the ticket for lunch or dinner—but it doesn’t have to be the same-old salad and toppings thrown together. Check out this recipe and more.

Dad Drinks

Raise a glass to fathers or father figures with a favorite spirit and recipes to go with it—plus spirited fun facts to sip on

Do More with Marinades

Get the most out of marinades for the grill and also salads—Dos, Don’ts, and recipes from Twin Cities culinary instructor Jason Ross

Pitcher-Perfect Cocktail Recipes

Sangria and batches of three-ingredient cocktails make entertaining easy.

Cavatappi with Creamy Chevre and Veggies Recipe

Creamy cheese and yogurt combine with healthy olive oil for a lighter yet flavorful pasta salad sauce—plus more sides for barbecue and picnic season