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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.

Game-Day Bites

Get in the game with twists on cheesy favorites from easy make-your-own pizza, wings, and artichoke dip to a pumpkin baked brie, and more

Apple Harvest Time!

Check out local apple orchards for delicious fruit, baked goodies, and fun activities

Easy Breakfast Recipes

Whip up tasty make-ahead egg muffins for a quick breakfast any day, a microwave coffee cup scramble at home or work, and tips for perfect hard-boiled eggs

Cheese-Stuffed Burgers Recipe

Cheesy filling keeps the insides of these stuffed burgers decadently gooey, while the outsides have a smoke-kissed char—plus a grilling recipe roundup for Labor Day weekend and beyond

Do More with Summer Veggies

Not sure what to do with all your fresh veggies? Try these cheesy cucumber bites, plus check out the recipe roundup for quick pickles, zucchini ideas, and more.

Do More with Watermelon

From a twist on the frosé to savory bruschetta or a sauce atop fish to sweet treats including a “cupcake,” you can do much more with watermelon than you might think

Salad Days

Making your own salad dressings is super easy and steps up your cool meals for hot days + a salad recipe roundup

Keep Your Cool with Frozen Treats

Nothing is quite as refreshing as ice-cold ice cream shakes, pie, or fruity pops, and we kick it up a notch with recipes to make your own grown-up drinks and kid-friendly treats

Salmon and Broccoli Raab Pan Bagnat Recipe

Give your picnic or patio lunch a French accent with this flavorful and healthy make-ahead sandwich

Celebrate Sweet Cherries

The season is short for fresh, sweet cherries, so enjoy them in both sweet and savory recipes while you can