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Mary Subialka

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 school-age son, who used to eat beets and Indian food, will one day again think of real food as more than a means to a treat—and later share this with his younger brother.

Brown Butter Blondies Recipe

Celebrate National Blonde Brownie Day with this twist from Twin Cities baker Sarah Kieffer

Pairing Cheesy Popcorn and Wine

Raise a glass to National Popcorn Day and comforting wine and snack partners

Get a Vitamin D Boost With This Salmon Fillet Recipe

The “sunshine vitamin” could help fight serious COVID-19 infections and dark winter moods

Popcorn Gifts, Garlic and Herb Butter Popcorn Recipe + More

Crunchy popcorn snacks and treats make perfect homemade gifts—or delicious snacks for yourself

16 Holiday Takeout Options in the Twin Cities

From Hanukkah and Christmas through New Year’s, local restaurants, grocery stores and more will help you celebrate the season deliciously

Brown Butter Banana Bread + More Quick Bread Recipes

A delicious twist on banana bread, eggnog loaves and gingerbread are a cinch for homemade gifts or to enjoy throughout the season—plus fun with baking science

Pairing Wine with Holiday Dinners

Uncork a delicious wine match for holiday dinners, whether turkey, beef, pork or ham is on the menu

Lemon-Thyme Turkey Breast Roasted with Apples and Onions

A bone-in turkey breast is perfect for a small group—or scale up to ensure leftovers

Ways to Help Those in Need this Holiday Season

Charitable organizations face a greater need this year; check out these volunteer opportunities and ways to donate funds

Top Picks for Thanksgiving Dinner Takeout

From restaurant turkey dinners and ready-made grocery store meals to cooking tips and recipes, we’ve got you covered