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

Baking Central: You can't beat babka

A babka's distinctive swirls make this chocolate bread a spectacular treat. Honestly, you can’t beat cinnamon and chocolate.

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 11:39 AM

Daylight saving time: the first sign of spring

The cue for daylight saving time is “spring ahead, fall back” — for those who, twice a year, draw a blank about which way to reset their clocks. Daylight saving time is full of contradictions that confound and fascinate.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 08:05 AM

Locally Sourced: WholeMe snack foods offer grain-free nutrition

The creators behind WholeMe snacks believe that an absence of preservatives in the foods we eat actually helps preserve our lives.

Updated: March 05, 2014, - 02:21 PM

MNx12: 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: February 28, 2014, - 02:19 PM

Fat helps us acclimate to the cold

Neanderthal DNA has enabled us to endure our frozen climate.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 12:02 AM

When only a curlicue will do

We eat with our eyes, so a slice of cinnamon swirl bread is a delight, looking as luscious as it tastes.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 11:01 AM

Let's get crackin'

Homemade crackers are an easy way to personalize your hors d'oeuvres, and making them might just take you back to your childhood.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 11:01 AM

Sky-high meringue as easy as pie

Lemon meringue pie practically shouts “Spring!” It just takes a little planning and patience to pull off.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 11:00 AM

Mmm -- biscuits, hot from the oven

Making your own buttermilk biscuits is a lost skill worth recovering. Truth is, the effort is quick and easy.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:59 AM

All wrapped up in apple dumplings

An apple a day can be consumed in many ways, including, occasionally, a deliciously decadent dumpling.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:58 AM

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