13 Spring Recipes to Add to Your Cooking List

Will Kreznick

The arrival of spring is always a most-welcome event, but, this year, its approach feels even more deserving of celebration. In honor of the warmer weather, bright blooms and vibrant farmers’ markets on the horizon, you can and should make these ultimate spring dishes from NYT Cooking, which make the most of the season’s verdant produce — and scream “Spring is here!”

Don’t think of store-bought frozen puff pastry as a cheat: It’s merely a clever shortcut that brings you closer to cutting into this savory tart. Melissa Clark makes expert use of asparagus, that spring superstar, laying it

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Look for healthier options on takeout menus

Will Kreznick

Homemade meals eaten as a family put us in more control over the quality and quantity of the foods we eat. That being said, there may be times when life gets in the way of our best intentions. This can send us scrambling to feed ourselves and/or our family, leaving a takeout meal as our most likely alternative.

Relative to health, takeout meals can send us over an obstacle course of potential health negatives. Many are high in sodium, some are high in saturated fat, a large number include one or more processed or refined ingredients, many are calorie-dense, and

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10th Bayanihan Food Distribution in Kahului Set for March 13

Will Kreznick

Photo Credit: Bayanihan Food Distribution

The 10th Bayanihan Food Distribution for the public will be Saturday, March 13 at the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului.

The drive-through food distribution begins at 9 am and continues until the supplies of hot food and assorted groceries are gone.

The community center is at 780 Onehee Ave, across from Maui Waena School. For traffic flow purposes, vehicles must enter Onehee Avenue by turning right from South Papa Avenue.  Kea Street between Papa Avenue and Holua Drive will be closed from 7 am to 12:30 pm.  Please do not block driveways

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Baby food company Yumi hires Goldman investment banker as CFO

Will Kreznick

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The organic baby food subscription company Yumi said on Wednesday that it had hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc investment banker Sarah-Marie Martin to be its chief financial officer.

Martin, a 25-year veteran of the investment banking industry, was a partner and senior banker with Goldman’s financial and strategic investors group.

She is the latest Goldman partner to leave the firm following the departures of Eric Lane, the global co-head of asset management, Karen Seymour, the bank’s general counsel, and others.

Martin is the mother of five children, including three adopted children. She said in an interview

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Fast Food Watch: McDonald’s “Tea Time” Menu a Late Winter Treat

Will Kreznick

McDonald’s usually presents some of its best new items during the Chinese New Year period, but it seems that this year, some of its better, and least expensive items have been saved for the doldrums of March. Four new menu entrants, dubbed the Tea Time Set, are RMB 6 each and include the Meatball Burger, Golden Fish Bar, Chocolate Flavored Pie, and Milk Tea.

The Meatball Burger looks the most enticing. However, a McDonald’s meatball parmigiana it is not. Our portion offered two and a half meatballs and a slice of American cheese on a standard hamburger bun, with lettuce,

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