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

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

Smiling all the way to the bank

Can money buy happiness? You bet. But it's not as spendy as you might think.

Updated: December 04, 2012, - 05:16 PM

What's cooking: The yeast also rises

Also: The return of Father Dominic, German and French chambers join forces, props to Peg Rasmussen and Sue Zelickson talks shop.

Updated: November 28, 2012, - 03:14 PM

40 years of food and friendship

The women never could have imagined, four decades ago, that their gourmet club would still be meeting, every single month, over great food. (Except for the lutefisk.) Turns out friendships can weather a lot.

Updated: November 23, 2012, - 10:32 PM

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