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Darragh Doiron, Author at Port Arthur News

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING: You know what Mom wants. Give it to her!

It’s always a good time to give chocolates, and some designer truffles have Mom written all over them. It’s a sweet word you can savor, ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:04 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING: Coffee Time… or, NOT coffee

I recently counted my coffee mugs and think I could nearly use one a day and not repeat. Some had to go, even though I ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:02 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — American twist on French rosé highlights latest finds

French Blue is the new millennium pink, announced my online search. Turns out that was for paint, not wine. But it still makes sense for ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:01 am

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DARRAGH DOIRON — Treat yourself to fun, colorful, flavorful finds

Don’t let that cat waving at you and little cartoon characters on the label fool you. Fun Wine’s new Hard Bubbly is an adult beverage. ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:01 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Fear this hot sauce; beware this ‘thrill’

This Culinary Thrill Seeker has established I like it hot. Raw jalapenos top my breakfast eggs, and two men from India recently cautioned little green ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:02 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Matcha made in heaven, a reason to be bitter & books to get you thinking

The two long forgotten packets of Knox Gelatin from my mom’s pantry beckoned me. Opening the fridge door to have the light shine on cool ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:08 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Make “me time” pleasurable with memorable sips and nibbles

What if your apple a day was served in a wine glass? You could carry it by the stem, put your hand on your cocked ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:01 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Oysters get the Port Arthur treatment

Everybody associates Port Arthur with seafood. As the Texas Outdoor Writers Association planned a February conference in Port Arthur, Vizi Caldwell styled a Port Arthur ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:02 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Wild Mackerel, Mighty Sesame Harissa Tahini offer interesting Lent options

Does Lent make you want to pop open a can? Of fish? Safe Catch’s Wild Mackerel is a North Atlantic catch in olive oil that ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:01 am

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Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center Drive Through Cocktail Party delivers great food, support

The first time I heard of Mexican Street Corn in a cup, I was intrigued. But I never imagined it would rise to cocktail fare ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:01 am

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