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

Dude food: Steven Raichlen talks man-made meals

Cooking may not be a gender-specific activity, but there are some characteristics that follow stereotypes more often than not. At least that’s what Steven Raichlen says.

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 05:54 PM

Cook Brazilian for the World Cup competitions

Time to broaden your palate with the bright flavors of the World Cup’s host country.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 02:29 PM

Grow your own herbs for the kitchen

You don't need to be of a certain age to be lulled by the thought of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 01:58 PM

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

Master the basic recipe and you’re halfway through dinner planning, says this cookbook author.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 03:13 PM

Old is new: The cast-iron pan becomes trendy

The simple cast-iron pan serves as one of today’s under-the-radar trends in the kitchen.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 01:44 PM

Pick of the crop: Farmers markets open

Get out the shopping bags and your walking shoes. Time to head to the farmers market.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 10:14 PM

Bloomington food shelf finds new purpose for excess produce

What happens to the produce that lands on the doorstep of a food shelf, when near the end of its nutritional life? Time for a change, say those who run the largest food shelf in the state.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 08:34 AM

A miracle food: the egg

What do pancakes, custard and soup stock have in common? An egg. No other food serves so many functions.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 12:55 PM

Holiday ham serves up soup for tasty leftovers

Make the most of your holiday ham by planning on leftovers that are as good — or better — than the original meal for company.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:58 PM

Sunday Supper: Split Pea Soup, Brown Sugar Ham

This is a versatile recipe for Split Pea Soup, so if you prefer more or fewer vegetables in the soup, add them accordingly. You’re the cook!

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:37 PM

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