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

Snacks for the Super Bowl

For the Super Bowl, appetites for excess run to extremes. Given the players and field (San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans as site), there are plenty of options to work with.

Updated: January 30, 2013, - 04:57 PM

A nut no matter what you call it

Pecans find their way into all sorts of holiday baking, no surprise to the author of a new book on the Southern snack.

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 03:53 PM

A taste for pecans in the Midwest

I've got pecans on my mind, thanks to Kathleen Purvis' new book, "Pecans" (University of North Carolina Press, $18), which...

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 05:58 AM

Still more choices for gifts with local flavor

Minnesota authors provide plenty of variety in new books that celebrate food, its history and flavors.

Updated: December 05, 2012, - 05:45 PM

Cookbook review: A personal touch

This very personal homage to the holiday offers tips for the Thanksgiving novice and gentle reminders for the rest of us."

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 12:45 PM

Twin Cities restaurateur Thom Pham faces felony charges

Complaint alleges $30,000 in bad checks; warrant issued.

Updated: October 19, 2012, - 11:09 AM

Taste goes to the movies

Taste celebrates its 43rd birthday this month (and we don't look a day over 25!).

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 03:40 PM

The official garden of plenty

The White House Kitchen Garden keeps vegetables front and center on the plate.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 03:29 PM

Book review: "American Grown"

The story of the White House Kitchen Garden and gardens across American, by Michelle Obama.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 02:48 PM

Fall menu is a harvest splendor

When there's a chill in the air and leaves begin to fall, celebrate all the produce the season has to offer.

Updated: September 13, 2012, - 12:26 PM

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