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

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

Locally Sourced: Snickerdoodle popcorn

North Aire Market — maker of dried soups, dip mixes and more — has launched a new nibbler: Snickerdoodle popcorn.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 02:17 PM

Say cheese: Our best food photos of the year

Food photos ought to make us hungry, whether it’s for a forkful of pie or simply more information. That’s what our photographers have provided this year in Taste as we homed in on all things local.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 03:29 PM

Behind the photo scenes of 'Modernist Cuisine'

Nathan Myhrvold doesn’t do anything in moderation.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 12:55 PM

Locally Sourced: Kinky times two

Granted, the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “Let’s get Kinky” isn’t likely to be a trip to the liquor store.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 12:21 PM

Lessons in lefse

The Norwegian flatbread finds its way onto the holiday table and into the repertoire of cooks, with the help of an experienced teacher.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 11:06 AM

Cookbooks for that picky reader

Do you have a picky cook on your list? Think beyond the obvious and explore an unexpected subject. This year’s stellar crop of cookbooks will make your stomach rumble.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 03:10 PM

The 100-year-old spice cake

Pierre Girard describes finding a 100-year-old cake in a tour through a Twin Cities home.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 01:22 PM

Prepare your holiday table with local foods

Call me a traditionalist, but when I look over a Thanksgiving table I want to see — and taste — the fruit of the fall harvest, our regional plenty, in all its glorious splendor.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 03:07 PM

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