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Darragh Doiron, Author at Port Arthur News

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — January is Soup Month. Can that mean gumbo for SETX?

My family thinks I don’t like soup. It’s because I told them I don’t like soup and have avoided certain soups from them. But I ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:01 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Turns out turnips are tops; also enjoy these health tips

I truly like nearly any food, or at least like trying it. Yet , for decades, if someone asked a food I don’t like, I’d ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:02 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Enjoy a joyful January & 2021 to you

I like this month because the 9th is my birthday; sunny and crisp days are like none other in the calendar and it’s National Soup Month, ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:04 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Black-eyed peas, and chickpeas, too, for 2021 luck

Please eat your black-eyed peas, but try some roasted chickpeas, too. We Southerners need to eat extra black-eyed peas for some 2021 luck. That’s understood. ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:16 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Salt, Vanilla, Tea, Coffee

Basic pantry stock gets elevated with these picks. Each has a proud backstory that’s worth looking up.   Saltverk Salt of the earth? As rarely ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:09 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Are those for me? How sweet is that?

Sugar Plum Chocolates You may feel like you’ve spent a greater portion of 2020 in front of a computer screen. Make sure you take a ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:01 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — PieCaken, pasta make holidays bright

PieCaken at Rao’s Bakery is a slice of indulgence that is the talk of holiday tables. The local bakery gets both a pumpkin and pecan ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:04 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Dreams come in shape of spices

Is branding for Dreams Aren’t This Good bold with a “most addicting salsa in the world” claim? I was attracted to Just Dance Jalapeño Salsa ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:02 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Salty set brings nontraditional flavors

If I said I don’t cook with salt, you may think I’d be exaggerating, right? But it’s darned near true that I don’t have a ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:08 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Get to know your veggies

A checker a line over summoned a manager because she couldn’t tell if the long, green vegetables were cucumbers or zucchini. Stick around, I’m thinking, ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:03 am

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