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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.

New Prairie Organic Sustainable Seasons Botanical Flavored Vodkas

Mix up a cocktail made with ingredients you can feel good about and raise a glass to National Vodka Day with a local spirit

Glorious Apples

Local apples are ripe for the picking—find harvest dates by variety, searchable orchard map, and recipes from savory to sweet

Steakhouse Blue Cheese Burgers with Pickled Red Onions Recipe

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with these burgers that would be at home on a fancy steakhouse menu but are easy enough for a casual cookout—plus more burger recipes
Chicken, Rosemary and Farro Soup and Chicken, Olive and Red Pepper Sandwiches

Hearty Slow Cooker Chicken Soup, Plus Sandwiches

Enjoy two meals from one—Chicken, Rosemary, and Farro soup today and flavorful Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper sandwiches tomorrow

Tomato Talk: When and How to Enjoy This Fruit (Veggie?)

Celebrate the tomato harvest with a fresh, delicious sauce recipe from Twin Cities chef Jason Ross, plus tips and more recipes

Prairie Organic Sparkling Craft Cocktails in Cans

Crack open “Minnesota grown, globally known” Prairie Organic's refreshing new organic craft cocktails in convenient cans

The Easiest Way to Cook Corn on the Cob

Enjoy delicious virtually silk-free corn on the cob with no shucking in just four minutes. Really.

Minted Tabbouleh with Grilled Beef Recipe

Make the most of fresh summer mint in this savory side dish with steak and more

Dairy-Free? JonnyPops Now Makes Oat Milk Frozen Treats

Minnesota’s favorite JonnyPops introduces a dairy-free variety of their "smoothie-on-a-stick" popsicles

Creamy Bacon Vinaigrette + Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing Recipes

You need some solid salad dressing recipes in your repertoire—these easy-to-make flavorful options will liven up summer salads