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

Asparagus offers a taste of spring

Is there anything that says spring as brightly as asparagus? This is one welcome vegetable, whether you like yours peeled or unpeeled, skinny or thick, green or white.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 02:58 PM

Lenny Russo named to American Chef Corps

Lenny Russo has been named to the American Chef Corps. His first task is to prepare dinner for the U.S....

Updated: April 04, 2013, - 03:31 PM

Egg-cellent dishes for spring brunches

Whether it’s brunch for a bunch or two at your table, you can’t go wrong with this morning favorite. You can fry them, shir them, scramble or roll them up. Is there a more versatile food at your fingertips?

Updated: March 27, 2013, - 05:26 PM

Dye eggs the old-fashioned way

It’s time to dye eggs. But forget the coloring that comes packaged. Let’s reach for food to dye Easter eggs,...

Updated: March 27, 2013, - 12:41 PM

Spring's on tap: It's maple syrup time

It's a brief but sweet season and one that sets the tone for many breakfast tables.

Updated: March 20, 2013, - 02:20 PM

James Beard cookbook finalists announced

Chefs may hold their breath over the nominees for the James Beard Foundation awards. And the same is true for...

Updated: March 20, 2013, - 02:04 PM

Making the Mediterranean diet work in the Midwest

Minnesotans can make some simple substitutions for a localized version of the Mediterranean way of eating.

Updated: March 07, 2013, - 02:14 PM

Cookbook award finalists announced by International Association of Culinary Professionals

Head to a bookstore. This year’s finalists are worth a look.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 04:15 PM

Major changes at Pillsbury Bake-Off

The Pillsbury Bake-Off pumps new life – and rules – into the granddaddy of cooking competitions.

Updated: February 06, 2013, - 04:35 PM

Homemade soup serves up easy, flavorful meal

Make-your-own soup provides a hearty, healthy and often fast meal for your family.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 12:15 AM

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