Kim Ode

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7185
Kim Ode has been with the Star Tribune since 1985 in a variety of jobs. She currently writes Variety features and leads the monthly Baking Central feature in Taste.

Recent content from Kim Ode

'Star Wars' geek to talk about his book at Wild Rumpus

Come Monday, May the Fourth be with you.(Do we really need to add: “Get it?”)May 4 is Star Wars Day,...

Updated: May 04, 2015, - 08:46 AM

Dial down vegetable drama by involving kids

Jennifer Tyler Lee gets her kids to eat vegetables because she doesn’t demand that they eat vegetables. Here’s how she helps kids develop healthful eating skills.

Updated: April 29, 2015, - 12:38 PM

'Dead Lands' brings horror to Lewis and Clark

Northfield’s Benjamin Percy re-imagines history as the future in “The Dead Lands,” garnering rave reviews.

Updated: April 29, 2015, - 11:34 AM

No more Jell-O? How would Minnesota react?

Now that Jell-O may be on the chopping block, let’s take a look at its jiggly role in our lives.

Updated: April 26, 2015, - 07:18 PM

Conference a first for 'flyover country'

So let’s get this straight: An inaugural conference this month about the meaning of the Midwest is in … Michigan.Not...

Updated: April 26, 2015, - 04:14 PM

Welcome spring with banana cream pie — and variations!

Start with a graham-cracker crust, a classic pastry cream, then add bananas, or coconut, or chocolate for a great do-ahead dessert in this month's Baking Central installment.

Updated: April 15, 2015, - 08:37 PM

A very Minnesotan hobby: measuring weather

A growing network of volunteer weather geeks helps gauge the rain, one back yard at a time.

Updated: April 12, 2015, - 11:34 PM

How to bake with less sugar — and get more flavor

Joanne Chang doesn’t condemn sugar, but says that using less can reveal a baked good’s deeper flavors. She teaches in Edina next Sunday.

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Strawberry Shortcake creates instant summer

Somewhere between a biscuit and a scone is a delectable creation called the shortcake. With summer’s fruits on the horizon, add this to your recipe repertoire.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 01:04 PM

Sky-high meringue as easy as pie

Lemon meringue pie practically shouts “Spring!” It just takes a little planning and patience to pull off.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 01:03 PM

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