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

MNx12: 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: April 05, 2014, - 10:06 PM

REVIEW: 'Astoria,' by Peter Stark

We know about the Lewis and Clark expedition. We know about Sacagawea. We know about John Jacob Astor, the fur...

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 02:25 PM

No more Dome brings new horizons

While few are mourning the passing of the Metrodome, the vistas revealed by its absence in the downtown Minneapolis skyline take some getting used to.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 11:37 AM

REVIEW: 'Destroyer Angel,' by Nevada Barr

FICTION: On a country trip Up North, a park ranger and her friends are attacked by particularly nasty villains.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 02:00 PM

New study says that ovulating women may buy more status goods

Do hormones make a woman crave not only chocolate, but also power? A new study puts an unusual spin on...

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 02:00 AM

Surprise-inside cakes reveal success for local blogger

Bethel resident Amanda Rettke has written her “i am baker” blog for 10 years. Now, with her first cookbook out this month, she is “i am author” with her unexpected cakes.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 09:19 AM

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

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