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

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

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

A Downton Abbey favorite for breakfast

The traditional English muffin tastes even better (of course!) when made at home.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 10:57 AM

Here's the scoop on shoveling snow

Sure, it can be a chore, but shoveling provides a sense of accomplishment, and maybe even a meditative moment.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 04:22 PM

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

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