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Kim Ode

Edina, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kim Ode

Kim has written two cookbooks for the Minnesota Historical Society Press: Rhubarb Renaissance, and Baking With the St. Paul Bread Club: Recipes, Tips, and Stories, which was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. She’s also a North House alum, having learned to make her wood-fired brick oven from the legendary Alan Scott. For eight years, she wrote the monthly Baking Central feature for the Taste section of the Star Tribune, where she also was a feature writer for 33 years. She and her husband John spend as much of their summer as possible sailing on Lake Superior.

Current Courses Offered by Kim Ode

Teaser image for Small Breads - Bagels, Biscuits, Bollars, and more

Small Breads - Bagels, Biscuits, Bollars, and more

There’s something so satisfying about having a personal morsel of bread, especially when…
Sat, Jun 10th, 2023  –  Sun, Jun 11th, 2023
Day 1: 9am-5pm; Day 2: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
Teaser image for Smørrebrød: Scandinavian Open-Faced Sandwiches

Smørrebrød: Scandinavian Open-Faced Sandwiches

Scandinavians call smørrebrød a sandwich, but it’s of the knife-and-fork…
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 9th, 2022
Day 1: 9am-5pm; Day 2: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Kim Ode

Past Courses Offered by Kim Ode

Better Butter Baking

Better Butter Baking: Online Course

Breads for Everyday Baking: Youth in the Kitchen

Catching the Rye: Beyond Bread

Ethnic Pastries: A European Tour

From Noodles to Strudels

From Noodles to Strudels Online Course

More Small Breads: Bialys, Wool Bread, Rye Buns, & Scones

Nordiska Kakor: Nordic Cookies Online Course

Nordiska Kakor: Seven Nordic Cookies

Pastry Pleasures -Strudel & Danish Pastry: Online Course

Poached Breads: Bagels and Pretzel Buns Online Course

Reinventing Rhubarb: Online Course

Reinventing Rhubarb: Savory and Sweet

Slow Breads: Using Time to Develop Flavor and Texture

Small Breads: English Muffins, Biscuits & Buns Online Course

Small Breads: English Muffins, Biscuits, & Buns

Small Breads: Pretzel Rolls, English Muffins & Bagels