Lee Svitak Dean

Taste editor | Food
Phone: 612-673-1749
Lee Svitak Dean is editor of the Taste section and supervises food stories, wine and restaurant coverage. She is author of “Come One, Come All/ Easy Entertaining With Seasonal Menus,” which is a collection of Taste recipes.

Recent content from Lee Svitak Dean

Watermelon: Beyond the Slice

Don't let the kids have all the fun when it comes to watermelon. Serve up our favorite summer staple in all sorts of forms at the dinner table and the picnic.

Updated: June 22, 2012, - 09:13 AM

Fresh takes: The art of produce

What to do with all the spring produce? There are 30 ideas.

Updated: May 31, 2012, - 07:12 AM

Beard names best cookbooks of the year

Locally, Andrew Zimmern received an award for his Travel Channel show "Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern."

Updated: May 09, 2012, - 03:38 PM

Grinding meat: All in a day's work

Ground beef got you worried these days? Grind it yourself, along with other meats, with a machine from the past: the meat grinder.

Updated: May 02, 2012, - 02:34 PM

Cheers: Spring's a season to celebrate

An array of drinks special occasions sparkling.

Updated: April 25, 2012, - 02:09 PM

Au naturel: Egg dye the old-fashioned way

Chances are you have natural dyes in your pantry.

Updated: April 04, 2012, - 03:09 PM

Want ham with that?

Use a slow cooker for the Easter ham; it's tasty, and frees the oven up for other brunchlike duties.

Updated: March 28, 2012, - 02:29 PM

Restaurant review for masses goes viral

In the rarefied world of restaurant reviewing, chain eateries seldom get recognition.

Updated: March 09, 2012, - 09:37 AM

What's cooking: For retro entertaining

Also: Bourdain's new line of books, Mill City at the Arboretum and think spring at the Home & Garden show.

Updated: February 29, 2012, - 03:54 PM

The red carpet of the food world

Minnesotans are among the many finalists for food awards from the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Updated: February 22, 2012, - 03:38 PM

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