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

Maplewood preteen wins seat at White House kids' dinner

Children not only want healthy meals, they will eat them. Really.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 01:00 PM

Hang onto summer with a freeze pop in your hand

If you could hold summer in your hand, what would it be? For me, it’s a frozen treat. Sure, there are plenty of options at the supermarket, but for a real treat make your own.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 02:28 PM

How to make frozen pops

The steps for making your own ice pops are fairly basic — and familiar to anyone who has dabbled with...

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 02:25 PM

A chat with the Jeni behind Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

What could be better than ice cream? A dessert topped with it, says one of the nation’s premier ice cream makers.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 02:12 PM

Lakewinds Food Co-op opens third store

Can you create community around food? Co-ops have been doing that for more than 40 years.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 01:45 PM

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

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