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 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

What's cooking: Don't waste those T-day leftovers

Also: Smile and say "sauerkraut," a Chanukah House decorating kit and a tea-for-all.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 02:29 PM

Win Borden: Reinventing a life, one 'like' at a time

The list of identities -- state legislator, business executive, prison inmate -- reveals the roller coaster of Win Borden's life. Now, through the reach of Facebook, he has added farmer-philosopher to that list, sharing his musings with thousands of online friends. His toughest audience, however, remains his chatty wood stove.

Updated: November 18, 2012, - 12:06 PM

Thanksgiving help is just a phone call (or e-mail) away

There's lots of advice out there for everyone hosting Thanksgiving.

Updated: November 16, 2012, - 02:55 PM

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