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

First step to organized living: Believe it's possible

An organized life starts with getting our ducks in a row and making choices to help us become more effective friends, workers and family members.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 09:27 AM

Rosalie Wahl, 88: Court pioneer held abiding faith in justice

The first woman appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court, brought a deep faith in the power of equality to her work.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 09:53 AM

Janet Desmond, 97: A sticky empire of mini-doughnuts

For decades, she spread joy, tiny doughnut by tiny doughnut, becoming a fixture of the Minnesota State Fair and other festivals.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 09:35 AM

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

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