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: 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

Larry Long: a troubadour for social justice

Like the late Pete Seeger, Larry Long turns tradition into song and strives to find the sweet spot in contentious issues that opposing sides can both understand.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 10:04 AM

Statistics say we're good drivers, but consider the context

Minnesota drivers rank among the nation's best, according to various sources. No, really. Well, kind of.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 09:20 AM

We're all ears for new Easter candy

The tradition of Easter baskets gets sweeter, and more inventive, every year. From giant gummy bunnies to skewered Peeps, we love our candy.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 01:21 PM

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