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

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

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

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