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

A tale of restaurants, ambition and focus

The memoir from Marcus Samuelsson follows a remarkable journey across continents as a young man cooks his way to the top.

Updated: July 18, 2012, - 10:53 AM

Bachelor Farmer brunch: Variation on a morning theme

It's a beautiful Sunday in the neighborhood as the Bachelor Farmer opens its doors for brunch, tea and supper.

Updated: July 04, 2012, - 04:59 PM

July fresh takes: The art of produce

What to do with all the summer produce? Here are 31 ideas, one for each day of the month of July.

Updated: June 28, 2012, - 02:59 PM

The art of produce: July

Fresh takes for in-season food.

Updated: June 28, 2012, - 12:00 AM

Add a little sparkle to your salads

Time to change things up for your July 4th celebration.

Updated: June 27, 2012, - 02:02 PM

New State Fair fare goes global

Camel sliders, fried lamb testicles, poutine and beef tongue tacos are among this year's offerings. Oh, plus mashed sweet potatoes on a stick.

Updated: June 27, 2012, - 10:09 AM

Watermelon: Beyond the Slice

Don't let the kids have all the fun when it comes to watermelon. Serve up our favorite summer staple in all sorts of forms at the dinner table and the picnic.

Updated: June 22, 2012, - 09:13 AM

Fresh takes: The art of produce

What to do with all the spring produce? There are 30 ideas.

Updated: May 31, 2012, - 07:12 AM

Beard names best cookbooks of the year

Locally, Andrew Zimmern received an award for his Travel Channel show "Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern."

Updated: May 09, 2012, - 03:38 PM

Grinding meat: All in a day's work

Ground beef got you worried these days? Grind it yourself, along with other meats, with a machine from the past: the meat grinder.

Updated: May 02, 2012, - 02:34 PM

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