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

And the bands play on

At the Como Lakeside Pavilion, toes bounced to irresistible dance beats first laid down by the likes of Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington.

Updated: July 16, 2012, - 09:26 AM

Childhood books are lifelong friends

Beloved books we read as kids can stay with us all our lives. Series such as the Betsy-Tacy books, the focus of an upcoming convention, are literary security blankets.

Updated: July 12, 2012, - 07:13 AM

What's cooking: Storm the Sofitel?

Also: Spaghetti tacos, getting kids in the kitchen and giving vegetables love.

Updated: July 11, 2012, - 04:45 PM

Betsy-Tacy fans to gather

Convention begins next Thursday.

Updated: July 11, 2012, - 03:58 PM

Cabin culture: A place at the lake

Family cabins, whether on a lake or in the woods, are as much a part of Minnesota culture as the call of a loon, although some skeptics don't understand the allure.

Updated: July 08, 2012, - 08:50 AM

What's cooking: Camping cuisine

Also: Get those kids moving, calling eggheads, and build a better burger.

Updated: July 04, 2012, - 04:59 PM

What's cooking: Fair deadlines near

Also: Taste of Stillwater, new Nordic cuisine and "American Meat" now showing.

Updated: June 27, 2012, - 02:44 PM

We'll let @Colbert #Tweetforus

Leave it to Minnesotans to be nice.The American Swedish Institute -- you know, that castle on Park Avenue S. in...

Updated: June 22, 2012, - 05:15 PM

Flatbread really stacks up

Flatbreads offer a tasty landing place for sandwich fillings or whatever seems savory and scoopable on a summer evening.

Updated: June 21, 2012, - 09:01 AM

Chorus uses Bizet, and a bull, to defuse bullying

A local gay choir aims to show how music can be a bridge to tolerance and provide students with the tools to confront bullying.

Updated: June 15, 2012, - 07:21 PM

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