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: Savory veggie tart brightens fall

A savory tart combines butternut squash and chard in a healthy, nutty spelt crust for a delicious autumn entree.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 10:00 AM

Partying with the Viking World Order

Nobody tailgates with as much heart as the Viking World Order, a members-only group whose rugged Norse outfits reveal Viking tattoos, and who believe that their blood really is purple.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 08:28 AM

Walleye is Minnesota's most distinctive menu item

By our walleye we are known, say number-crunchers who tracked which foods are on the most menus in each state.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 06:59 PM

September evokes nostalgia, which feels good – for a time

Golden September evokes a nostalgia that feels warm and even a little fuzzy, before we buck up.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 02:07 PM

Baking Central: This spongecake really is a winner

With careful measurements and a gentle touch, you can achieve an ethereal spongecake worthy of a State Fair ribbon.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:42 PM

Woman rancher raises grass-fed beef, along with her hopes

An Avon woman is among a growing number of producers on a mission to provide people with what’s often called “better beef,” from cattle raised only on grass, their systems free of antibiotics, hormones or the chemistry that propels bumper crops of corn and soybeans.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 10:31 AM

August brings sweet corn

MNx12: August is a wonderful month when local sweet corn spills from truck beds, market stands and neighborhood kiosks, right into our psyches.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 09:07 PM

Baking Central: Blueberries find a place in pierogi

Looking for something new to do with blueberries? Consider a bumpy dumpling from Poland offering the purest of berry flavor.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 03:08 PM

At 90, her grocery store demos are coming to a close

After 15 years of offering food samples and cooking tips, one of those familiar faces is retiring.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 02:27 PM

Hugo butcher offers 110 brat flavors. Best sellers? Gummi brats

Hugo butcher Spencer Grundhofer, who started in the business when he was a kid, is making his mark with 110 flavors of bratwurst.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 06:17 PM

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