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

Fix-It Clinics defy throwaway economy

Hair dryer on the fritz? Don't be so quick to toss it. In fact, you might even bring it back to life, with a little help.

Updated: January 02, 2013, - 12:10 PM

Spirit of the season? Newly blended family has it nailed

Peter Ford, bleary from college finals, aimed the drill bit into the cement of the doorway for the threshold, but found it slow going. Lee Newcomer wondered if they needed a different drill bit. Both shrugged. They're as new to this construction stuff as they are to being in the same family.

Updated: December 31, 2012, - 02:31 PM

What's cooking: Looking ahead in 2013

Also: McCormick has new spices on tap for the new year.

Updated: December 26, 2012, - 03:18 PM

Riding the 6:51 out of Big Lake

Commuting needn't be a soul-sucking experience. Sometimes, on the right set of tracks, there are even cookies.

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 07:47 PM

3, 2, 1... the end of the world?

Will the world really end on Dec. 21? Will a lighter wallet improve your chances for survival? Can Barry Manilow save us?

Updated: December 19, 2012, - 03:46 PM

What's cooking: Last-minute gifts?

Or ... not. But we can't resist. If your honey lives for that moment when the pizza box lid is...

Updated: December 19, 2012, - 02:27 PM

A 102-year-old's recipe for life

On the face of it, Ruth Knelman teaches cooking classes. But at 102, she also teaches about life. As Hanukkah begins, her thoughts (and a recipe) are worth sharing.

Updated: December 10, 2012, - 03:12 PM

Uff da! Lutefisk loyalists dwindling

The popularity of the iconic holiday fish is in decline. Its most loyal diners are aging and they're eating less fish at fewer dinners.

Updated: December 07, 2012, - 11:11 PM

Hit the road in high smileage vehicles

Pulling up in the pope's former wheels would make an impression, but we thought up some cool cars to arrive in style.

Updated: December 07, 2012, - 03:25 PM

Five treats for the baker at heart

Get out the flour and butter; it's time to bake.

Updated: December 05, 2012, - 05:45 PM

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