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

What's cooking: An e-Thanksgiving guidebook

Also: A new take on cookie swaps, chili and winter markets.

Updated: November 08, 2012, - 11:59 AM

Eat, drink and be productive

A boss who orders you to take a coffee break -- and even buys? An Edina company finds that the Swedish concept of fika helps co-workers get to know one another.

Updated: November 07, 2012, - 03:37 PM

Tricks for treat surplus

Can there be too much of a good thing? Yes, even when it comes to Halloween candy. Here are ways to repurpose last night's haul.

Updated: November 01, 2012, - 09:04 AM

What's cooking: ASI kicks off the holidays

Christmas always is an event at the American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Av. S. Seasonal decor in the mansion will...

Updated: October 31, 2012, - 03:06 PM

Wikipedia wants you

Saturday's Wikipedia edit-a-thon gives ordinary folks the chance to keep history alive - and accurate.

Updated: October 30, 2012, - 05:53 PM

Practical, sweet - and vegan

Whether you're vegan or just want to make some healthier sweets, a new cookbook points toward a new normal.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 03:09 PM

Black history on the runway

A reunion of local black fashion pioneers aims to pay homage, instill pride and provide an opportunity to dress up like you mean it.

Updated: October 19, 2012, - 02:20 PM

How to cope with election overload

As the political season nears the finish line, our lives are being invaded by a barrage of ads, phone polls, social media and door-knocking. Are there strategies to shut it out?

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 03:29 PM

Why dance? 'Cause this is 'Thriller'

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance still lives -- at weddings, flash mobs or your living room. Approaching its 30th anniversary, it's still cool and everyone wants to learn it.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 10:26 AM

How Swede it is! Royal couple right at home in Minn.

While some things didn't quite translate, everyone speaks "cinnamon bun."

Updated: October 05, 2012, - 08:08 AM

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