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

Japanese Garden Festival focuses on culture amid tranquility

A grandson helps breathe new life into the Japanese garden his grandmother founded decades ago.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 09:10 AM

A generation's moniker can shape its destiny

We haven't always named generations, but once we started (with baby boomers, naturally) we can't stop. So, what's next?

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 12:08 PM

Predictions for a Super Bowl-era Minneapolis

Almost four years will pass before the Super Bowl arrives in 2018. Many things will change by then, some due to the football hoopla, others just because time marches on. Here are some predictions.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 05:35 PM

Baking Central: Build a better burger bun

We eat with our eyes, so watch how brushing a simple rice flour coating onto bread dough turns ordinary buns into works of art: Dutch Crunch burger buns.

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 08:39 AM

The Minnesota dream of living Up North, from two perspectives

Sometimes, dreams really do come true. For more and more Minnesotans, that means moving even farther north.

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:56 AM

The simple life Up North is a lot of work, but worth it.

Scenery is nice, but it doesn’t pay the bills. One young family lives the North Woods dream, with daily doses...

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Broadband to bring North Shore up to date

Expectations are great for high-speed Internet here.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Retirees offer precious free time to serve community

When leaving the city to retire to a dream destination, you can get involved or remain apart.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 02:00 PM

REVIEW: 'Delicious,' by Ruth Reichl

FICTION: A food writer discovers a secret stash of letters from James Beard.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 02:00 PM

May can be a blur of activity, but also a dream come true

May can feel like a melee at times, but it’s also the month when dreams begin to come true. Kick off your shoes, breathe deep and dive in.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 01:28 PM

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