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. Dean also is editor of the Sunday Variety Family page.

Recent content from Lee Svitak Dean

Books for cooks

This season's crop of cookbooks offers plenty of options.

Updated: December 08, 2010, - 04:40 PM

What in the world are you eating?

A game by Andrew Zimmern, the Bizarre Food TV host, puts food on the map .

Updated: November 24, 2010, - 03:23 PM


No need to be afraid of the season's big meal. Focus on the dishes that you can do ahead of time and limit the number of items on the menu.

Updated: November 17, 2010, - 03:33 PM

Treasures from the past

As our 40th year comes to a close, we remember the old recipes (sometimes with raised eyebrows) and look forward to the new.

Updated: October 27, 2010, - 03:08 PM

A collection in good taste

Reader saves 40 years of Taste sections.

Updated: October 27, 2010, - 03:03 PM

A legend speaks on Mexican foods

Diana Kennedy shares her insight in a new book that's a masterpiece.

Updated: October 13, 2010, - 02:22 PM

Chile roasting

Reynaldo Romero roasts chiles at the farmers market in Santa Fe.

Updated: October 06, 2010, - 04:32 PM

Taste night at the Heights

Celebrate Taste with a night at the movies.

Updated: October 06, 2010, - 04:14 PM

Fresh and local have a long, sustainable history in the kitchen

Cooks have leaned on fresh regional foods for a long time.

Updated: October 06, 2010, - 04:09 PM

Gift from the sea

If you think salmon is only something you slap on the grill, think again. This fish has kept populations fed for centuries.

Updated: September 22, 2010, - 08:41 PM

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