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

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

CSAs find niche in the kitchens of cooks

Community-supported agriculture – also known as CSA – has found a niche in the kitchens of cooks throughout Minnesota.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 03:40 PM

Take better food photos with tips from Mette Nielsen

For every drop-dead hunger-inducing photo posted on Facebook or Instagram, there are 100 — or more — that should never see the light of day.

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Cookbook awards announced by IACP

Time to head to the bookstore with a list of new volumes that should find a spot on your shelf.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 01:07 PM

Minnesota FoodShare leads state's largest food drive

The largest food drive in Minnesota takes place in March, as community groups, businesses and individuals raise funds and collect provisions that will restock 300 food shelves statewide.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 11:54 AM

How to organize cookbooks

Can you find the cookbooks you’re looking for? If not, it’s time to put together a plan.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 01:40 PM

Cookie Cart: Teens earn life skills at a bakery

Teens earn life skills at the Cookie Cart, a nonprofit bakery with a mission beyond sales.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 01:56 PM

Alton Brown: Don't take food so seriously

Alton Brown, host of more TV shows than you can shake a spoon at, will be in town this week with a message: Don’t take food so seriously.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 09:17 AM

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