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Darragh Doiron, Author at Port Arthur News

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Simple pepper jelly makes everything fancy

My mom kind of cheated on pepper jelly. She’d basically melt some inexpensive store-bought jelly of any flavor and infuse it with devilish tiny slivers ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:02 am

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CULINARY THRILL-SEEKING — Something to drink, how to serve it and look good

I hope the Dads out there had an eventful Father’s Day. Every month, Dads need hugs, or phone calls, or little drawings made with crayons. ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:07 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — How big is Texas?

You can join in an epic road trip with three Lone Star travel professionals trekking the Texas perimeter, clocking about 3,100 miles. That total is ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:03 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — A lot going on

Considering I’m still staying “Safer at Home,” I had several adventures, including all the dishes I crafted from the English cucumbers of Jim & Dodie’s ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:04 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Jim & Dodie’s big adventure

You know that full-tilt author-artist-guitarist-cook-famer-talker Jim LaBove and his equally engaging wife, Dodie? Hopefully you’ve read his books, including “Cotton’s Seafood” about his family living ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:07 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Jerky Day/Father’s Day is around the corner

What are you doing June 12? It’s National Jerky Day. Two makers, Prevail and Old Trapper, have sent me samples to promote their wares as ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:11 am

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DARRAGH DOIRON — Texas barbecue, fancy and otherwise

Please don’t accuse Cheryl Alters Jamison of getting too fancy with dishes like Avocado-Grapefruit-Fennel Salad. She’s one of us, and maybe more so. She and ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:18 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Are you a better cook now?

Before things got real about quarantine, a Bible study friend got a call from his brother that restaurants would be shutting down in his state. ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:08 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Korean pepper: Threads of interest

A jar of Korean pepper thread is a condiment I’ve rediscovered as I rotate my “making do” pantry. What texture and interest these long, slender ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:03 am

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Black-eyed peas blend in so much

My mission to completely rotate the pantry, including every powder and spice, has stalled at beans. Peas actually. The black-eyed variety, highly celebrated on New ... Read more

by Darragh Doiron, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:14 am

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