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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.
Toffee Squares with Pretzel Topping and Hazelnut and Honey Diamonds

Raise the (Dessert) Bar

Easy yet delicious and decorative bar cookies elevate options for serving and gifting
Strawberry Santas

Strawberry Santas Recipe

Enjoy a festive fruit treat and add a healthy bite to the dessert table

Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Celebrate this season with local Prairie Organic and Smirnoff creations

Ready-Made Thanksgiving Dinner

Give thanks for the convenience of prepared holiday dinner from Twin Cities grocery stores and restaurants, and check out volunteer opportunities
Dark Homemade Turkey Gravy

Building a Better Gravy

Transform turkey drippings into a deliciously decadent gravy with expert tips and a recipe from Twin Cities chef and culinary instructor Jason Ross
panorama of thanksgiving dinner with turkey, Joshua Resnick - Adobe Stock

Turkey Tips

Prepare and roast a whole bird with ease or choose smaller portions throughout the holiday season
Savory Waffle Recipe with Corn Meal, Bacon Parmesan, and Black Pepper

Cornmeal Waffles with Bacon, Parmesan, and Black Pepper Recipe

Reimagine breakfast fare with sweet but savory waffles to serve any time of the day
Harvest munch popcorn

Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Recipes

October is nearly over, and I couldn’t let National Popcorn Poppin’ month come to an end without sharing some recipes for one of my favorite foods! Popcorn is, of course, delicious with just a...
Edinborough Park

Play at Edinborough Park on a Rainy Day

Bad weather doesn't matter at Edinborough Park in Edina
Blueberry Cider Punch Bowl_X

Fall Cocktail Roundup

Mix up spice and many things nice for delicious flavors of the season