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. Dean also is editor of the Sunday Variety Family page.

Recent content from Lee Svitak Dean

Midwest cooking gets the spotlight in new Food Network series

From a tiny rural town in north-central Minnesota, Amy Thielen brings the voice of the Midwestern cook.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 02:11 PM

Cooking with a woodsy flair

You don't have to leave the North Woods behind when you cook with Superior Planks. The wooden boards of red...

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 10:18 AM

Make my drink smart

Low-calorie, low-carb drink ready for tasting.

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 10:18 AM

Locally sourced: Figgy pudding

Now bring us some figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer.

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 10:17 AM

Chef Challenge: Sarah Master of Barbette claims the title

Let’s get cooking with recipes from the chef competition at the Min­neapolis Farmers Market.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 04:27 PM

What's for lunch? You know when you pack it

The best lunch is one your child will eat. Plan accordingly.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 04:15 PM

How to be a good critic on social media

Hanna Raskin has come to the rescue of would-be critics with her new book on reviewing, “Yelp Help: How to Write Great Online Restaurant Reviews.”

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 03:17 PM

Electrical outage? Take care of your food

Stormy weather can make for troubled refrigerators and freezers. Be safe.

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 02:36 PM

A food-focused kayak trip in the Apostle Islands

On a kayak trip to the Apostle Islands, paddling leads to meals made with the area’s best food finds.

Updated: June 21, 2013, - 02:09 PM

First tip for family dinners: Come up with a strategy

You don’t need to be a mom to be cooking for kids, but you do need a plan if you want to streamline the process.

Updated: May 09, 2013, - 10:34 AM

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