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

April deserves a second look

She doesn’t always make a good first impression, emerging disheveled from the muck. But once you get to know her,...

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 01:26 PM

March is our springboard

It’s enough to drive one mad: The snowiest month also brings with it the many modes of spring. After a tough winter, we say: Let the rebirth begin.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 01:26 PM

February: A month of roses, and thorns

This is a curious month, shorter than the others, and a bit undependable. Yet over a candlelit dinner, it could change your life.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 01:25 PM

Road through January is paved with good intentions

The beginning of a new year brings an inevitable, yet oddly welcome, letdown — and ultimately a sense of possibility.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 01:23 PM

Highway webcams are a great way to eyeball traffic conditions

Weather forecasts provide data, but precious little proof of what lies ahead. Thankfully, a growing network of webcams peer down on stretches of highways across the country, providing at least a glimpse into real conditions.

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 08:05 PM

No bones about it, breaking the wishbone is a family tradition

Breaking the wishbone for good luck has centuries of history, but it presents a new challenge each Thanksgiving.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 09:28 AM

St. Paul's St. Anthony Park is like a small town -- but better

The St. Paul neighborhood has the feel of a small town, right down to the cornfields visible at the end of a few streets, thanks to the “living laboratory” of the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 06:02 PM

Does Minnesota's region have an identity crisis?

What if Minnesota gave the cold shoulder to the Midwest? A panel explores ways to forge and reflect regional identity, with a nod to the North.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 02:58 PM

Baking Central: Make cheese hors d'oeuvres for the holidays

Whether you're kicking off a meal, hosting a happy hour or contributing to a holiday potluck, here are three cheese-centric hors d'oeuvres to serve and savor.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 03:11 PM

November gives us the chance to give thanks

A year's harvest isn't always about crops. Sometimes it's about the people around us and the progress we make.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 07:43 PM

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