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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 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.

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

Simmering Sips: Spiced Cider and Mulled Wine Recipes

These adaptable warming drinks will take you through autumn and into the New Year

Spaghetti with Broccoli and Creamy Almond Sauce Recipe

Go nuts—celebrate National Nut Day and World Pasta Day with this one easy dish

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Broiled Pecan Topping Recipe

Try this easy-to-make cake, and stick around for more deliciously pumpkin-y recipes

Perfect Pulled Pork + BBQ Pork Pizza Recipes

Easy slow cooker pulled pork makes plenty for sandwiches, a twist on pizza, and more