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: Going head over heels for caramel flan

Flan, a Latin American dessert, is a testament to how fabulous flavors emerge from the right combination of simple ingredients.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 04:02 PM

Love letters linger longer

Nothing against a passionate text of I ♥ U, but an actual love letter is more likely to set a heart fluttering for its effort, its thoughtfulness and its legacy.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 09:19 AM

Feb.: 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: February 05, 2014, - 03:48 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: January 30, 2014, - 10:40 AM

Ian Rankin's detective is back at work

Ian Rankin takes his famous detective out of retirement, and brings himself to Once Upon a Crime on Saturday.

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 03:11 PM

Great American Think-Off pits love against fear

Once again, it’s time to put on your thinking caps, if you’d like to compete in the 22nd Great American Think-Off.

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 08:23 AM

First step to organized living: Believe it's possible

An organized life starts with getting our ducks in a row and making choices to help us become more effective friends, workers and family members.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 09:27 AM

Rosalie Wahl, 88: Court pioneer held abiding faith in justice

The first woman appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court, brought a deep faith in the power of equality to her work.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 09:53 AM

Janet Desmond, 97: A sticky empire of mini-doughnuts

For decades, she spread joy, tiny doughnut by tiny doughnut, becoming a fixture of the Minnesota State Fair and other festivals.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 09:35 AM

Local Christmas picture book lets us believe in magic

“The Christmas Wish,” a picture book by a Minneapolis couple, is flying off the shelves – much as photo studio magic has their daughter, Anja, flying with reindeer.

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 11:22 AM

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