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

Minnesota's quality of life among best for fifth year

We here in Minnesota couldn’t be more proud of the strides that some of our neighboring states have taken to...

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 04:23 PM

Annual Camp Guide: Time to plan your child's summer

If you ever went to summer camp, there’s probably a song that brings you back to a particular cabin or campfire just as surely as seeing that scar on your ankle. Camp songs can be as much a part of the experience as lanyards and leeches.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 06:33 PM

Gutting out the last weeks of winter, one step at a time

Marathoners dread hitting “the wall.” We think that describes March in Minnesota. Fortunately, the strategies for survival are similar.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 05:23 PM

Switch to Daylight Savings Time costs sleep

The shift to Daylight Savings Time results in one less hour of sleep, which contributes to a collective — and potentially dangerous —deprivation.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 04:56 PM

At long last, a Pill for men?

The Pill may become an equal-opportunity prescription, if a U of M researcher’s new approach proves successful.

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 05:30 PM

Backward necklaces: Oo-la-la or oops?

It’s a classic quandary among those unsure of whether they’re witnessing a hot trend or a train wreck: Did she mean to do that?

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 05:27 PM

Hopeful 'Doomsday Preppers' get their close-up in Blaine

Fans of the TV show “Doomsday Preppers” may get a chance to audition at a preppers’ expo on Saturday.

Updated: February 27, 2013, - 04:30 PM

A running group that bakes bread (in machines)

These running pals guiltlessly gorge on homemade bread, thanks to years-long experience with bread machines.

Updated: February 27, 2013, - 04:21 PM

What's Cooking: Home & Garden Show, Passover, fundraisers

Chris Crary headlines H&GThe upcoming Minneapolis Home & Garden Show’s Kitchen Stage will feature Chris Crary from Bravo’s “Top Chef:...

Updated: February 20, 2013, - 03:11 PM

Lidia Bastianich on seeds, men and being patient about broccoli

With hair as red as a fox, and the warmth of a big cat, it makes sense that Lidia Bastianich equates dining with animal behavior.

Updated: February 20, 2013, - 03:11 PM

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