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

Pimento cheese book is a charmer

Who knew pimento cheese — the pâté of the South — had so many variations and uses? Memphis writer Perre Coleman Magness sets us straight.

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 03:54 PM

Scare up your Halloween party skills

Want to show off your Halloween party skills? If you’ve got school-age ghosts and goblins in your home, you should know these basics.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 09:27 AM

Taste celebrates 45 years in the kitchen

What’s for dinner? For 45 years, the Taste section has tried to answer that question. In fact, as a food section we have cooked our way through history — our history, as Minnesotans and Americans — as only those in search of the next meal can. Here's a taste of our journey so far.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 03:17 PM

Taste section celebrates 45 years

Sing “Happy Birthday.” We are! After 45 years in print featuring the fashionable meals of the moment, our food section...

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 10:12 AM

Short but sublime season for SweeTango apples

For those who love apples, this is a sweet time of year, as local varieties reach the market.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 11:17 AM

Cornercopia: the little farm with a big mission

Nestled on the U of M St. Paul campus is a 3-plus-acre farm that is changing the lives of many...

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 01:04 PM

Master of the Market: Landon Schoenefeld

Fresh vegetables in all their glory were the focus of the cooking frenzy Saturday as two North Loop chefs competed in the third annual Master of the Market challenge at the Minneapolis Farmers Market.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 03:54 PM

Farm harvest means it's tomato time

The next best tomato to those ripening in your back yard? One from a farmer who loves tomatoes.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 09:25 AM

A guide to beers of the Heartland

Which came first, the craft beer or the interest in it? The evolution can be observed from a perch at any of our region’s breweries. A new travel guide tells us where to find them.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 08:28 PM

Advice from butcher Tom Mylan of Meat Hook

This butcher has a message for home cooks that he offers with humor and insight. Shake those fears away and try something new, he says. And make sure your knife is sharp.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 01:53 PM

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