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

A homemade version of the Cronut

Whatever you call it, the world is agog at the Cronut, a deep-fried croissant-like doughnut. The originals are made in New York, but here’s an option for your own kitchen.

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 09:58 AM

Last replay for ex-Viking Chris Kluwe

Former Viking Chris Kluwe's last Minnesota hurrah will be as the grand marshal in this weekend's Pride parade.

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 02:46 PM

How to navigate summer road construction -- with sense of humor

Here are perhaps the most challenging road-construction projects to encounter this summer, and our tongue-in-cheek suggestions for dealing with traffic.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 09:25 AM

Smoking meat en masse pays off

Where there’s smoke, there’s bacon, and so much more. When friends in Plymouth gather for their annual Smokeapalooza, they learn a lot in a short time, and have way too much fun doing it.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 09:41 AM

Scandinavian holiday proves a movable feast

Summer may seem to be dragging its heels, but Scandinavians are gearing up to celebrate the season’s official middle marker.

Updated: June 09, 2013, - 06:21 PM

Serial novels reveal how we're willing to wait for a good story

Rioting — while it may flatter the author for whose prose the crowd clamors — isn’t the goal of serializing a novel. Yet it’s a risk. So this newspaper’s launch of a serial novel on Sunday isn’t taken lightly.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 03:16 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: May 23, 2013, - 08:23 AM

Only 1 in 5 Americans always carries cash

Open your wallet. Amid the receipts, ticket stubs, credit cards, driver’s license and family photos, is there any cash? No? Join the crowd.

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 02:55 PM

Time to say 'Ta-ta' to the bra?

Style, not support, has determined the shape and structure of brassieres. But a French researcher questions their worth.

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 04:57 PM

Textile artist Gini Corrick lives life in stitches

Japanese techniques, old-fashioned quilting and the love of a few nutty women propelled Gini Corrick from making clothes to making internationally lauded art — that she wears.

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 03:28 PM

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