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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.
Chocolate Ginger Shortbread

Chocolate Ginger Shortbread Recipe

Enjoy easy homemade treats with no rolling, cutting, or greasing a pan involved

Ribollita Soup Recipe

Warm up with a hearty Tuscan bean and vegetable soup recipe by Italian food expert Erica De Mane

Slow Cooker Vanilla Applesauce Recipe

If you can cut up apples and put them in the slow cooker, you can master the art of making your own applesauce
Apple cheesecake

Good Apples

Apples mix up great meals from dinner (Pork Fajitas with Apple-Cilantro Salsa) to dessert (Apple-Hazelnut Cheesecake Tart)—plus see local harvest updates by variety

Quick Pickle Recipes

Make refrigerator pickles—or quick pickles—in minutes with these easy ideas from Twin Cities culinary instructor Jason Ross

Greek Meatloaf and Chinese Meatball Soup Recipes

Knock out two meals for the week with a little planning and crossover ingredients

Buttermilk and Black Pepper Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

Learn the secret to tender and moist oven-fried chicken for Labor Day weekend and beyond

Summer Penne Primavera with Grilled Vegetables Recipe

Grilling adds depth and texture to fresh veggies in this quick-and-easy pasta that can be served warm or cold

The Savory and Sweet Sides of Watermelon

Refreshing watermelon moves from appetizers to entrees and desserts with ease