Kim Ode

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    From pho to homemade pie this Week in Food

    This Week in Food begins with pho and ends with pie, the ideal bookends to the final week in September. 9/27 Mississippi Market offers the chance to meander through Southeast Asian cooking in an entirely gluten-free fashion at Thursday night's class "Cooking Southeast Asian Flavors." The distinct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Kim Ode's 'Rhubarb Renaissance': How to use your bumper crop [RECIPE]

    Summer in Minnesota is a beautiful thing. It may be just a few fleeting months, but the seasonal produce is plentiful, interesting, and inspires some of the most memorable dishes we eat all year. Right now we're nearing the end of rhubarb season, and for those of us with home gardens and CSA boxes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Mill City Farmers Market returns this Week in Food

    Busy week! The Mill City Farmers Market returns on Saturday, and don't forget to honor mom on Sunday with something especially delicious this Week in Food. 5/8 Creating a fun, tasty dessert doesn't have to take hours or require a long list of ingredients. With the right items in your pantry, you c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Paired dinners for all this Week in Food

    Beer. Cigars. Wine. This week we've got paired dinners for pretty much every interest, plus Kim Ode slinging rhubarb in all its sweet and savory forms. A fairly unique week in food if we do say so. 4/24 If you're the type who appreciates having a stogie with your meal, then Tria is the place for y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Sourdough starter, anyone?

    Readers write: Where does one get a sourdough starter? Or should you make it yourself?

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Schools trick kids into eating healthy

    U of M researchers sorted through cafeteria trash to prove their experi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Pop, pop, fizz, fizz: your daily dose of cool stuff

    Fashionista Sara Glassman's new site, Pop Fizz Daily, offers tips on wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    A journalistic footjob

    In the age of declining readership and sharp media scrutiny, no one could really fault the old Star and Sickle for stra ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    December 20, 2006

    Baked & Saved

    Desperate for last-minute holiday gifts? How about a cookbook where a dozen Minnesotans make their lives as real as bread?

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2006

    Rosario on Parricide

    Perspective and Context: Endangered Species in Newsrooms Public Safety columnist Ruben Rosario chimes in on the case getting saturation coverage in local news media this week, a Chaska man's alleged murder-for-inheritance of his mother. With the rest of the news media busy trying to flesh out the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2005

    Redesign your way to relevancy?

    Today's Los Angeles Times carries a frightening analysis of the future of daily newspapers, "Black and White and Read by Fewer." The story is pegged to the announcement of mass layoffs at prestigious dailies around the country and to the release of data showing exactly how precipitous newspapers' ci ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 19, 2005

    You Can Get Anything at the Mall

    Gasping toward the tiger lot

  • News

    August 18, 2004
  • News

    July 2, 2003

    Mother's 'Hood

    Should we free our kids from the tyranny of big mother?

  • News

    December 18, 2002

    The Tan Who Wasn't There

    Your faithful scribe pursues ghost-of-Christmas-present Paul Magers

  • News

    September 25, 2002

    The Beautiful & The Damned

    Media people: I mean you no harm