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

Local Christmas picture book lets us believe in magic

“The Christmas Wish,” a picture book by a Minneapolis couple, is flying off the shelves – much as photo studio magic has their daughter, Anja, flying with reindeer.

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 11:22 AM

Joyce Sidman casts spells with poetry

Poet Joyce Sidman, with a new national honor, explores in her latest book how words can cast a spell, and why we should bestow blessings on things that make us glad.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 02:57 PM

Baking cookbooks: from biscuits to baklava

From iconic recipes to innovative ideas, these half-dozen baking books offer a range of choices for the bakers on your...

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 03:32 PM

Locally Sourced: State skillets

Art and function come together in the “Sota” cast-iron skillet created by Milwaukee artist Alisa Toninato at her FeLion Studios.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 03:23 PM

Too many scrape by with 'peephole driving'

“Peephole driving” is the death-defying belief that peering through a Frisbee-sized porthole in your windshield enables you to see well enough to drive in winter.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 08:29 AM

Arizona observatory puts our world in perspective

A glimpse into our universe, and many others, is inspiring, humbling, chilly – and a privilege.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 03:49 PM

Tips for a successful scholarship application

When it comes to scholarship applications, you have one chance to present your best self. Some tips from one who...

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 01:42 PM

Oh, You Turkey artist hits No. 35

For 35 years, Bruce Bjerva has provided the lines within which thousands of kids have flexed their creative muscles.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 03:13 PM

Tweens and pups take part in Kennel Club dog show

The Minneapolis Kennel Club Dog Show will celebrate its 80th year and its future – in the form of kids and their pups.

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 08:11 AM

Achieving pot pie perfection

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey needn't be an afterthought. In a creamy pot pie, bolstered with root vegetables, it might actually taste better than the original feast.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 02:29 PM

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