Monthly Archives: January 2017

Dark Roast Coffee Pork Sliders

Dark Roast Coffee Pork Sliders


Serves: 10 / Prep: 40 mins / Cook: 9 hours



3 cups Community® Dark Roast coffee, brewed

1 ½ cups firmly-packed dark brown sugar

½ cup stone-ground mustard

½ cup ketchup

2 tbsps. tomato paste

¾ tsp. salt

¾ tsp. ground black pepper


2 tbsps. vegetable oil

1 (5 ½– to 6-lb) boneless pork shoulder, trimmed

¾ tsp. salt

¾ tsp. ground black pepper

½ tsp. garlic powder


  1. For sauce: In a large skillet, whisk together brewed coffee, brown sugar, mustard, ketchup, tomato paste, salt and pepper.… Continue reading

Winter Squash and Pistachio Pesto Lasagna Recipe

Winter Squash and Pistachio Pesto Lasagna



Photo: Megan Tysoe

Recipe courtesy of Megan Tysoe, Founder of Rooted Juicery + Kitchen in Ohio, for A Conversation




Note from the Chef


This recipe is somewhat a labor of love—there are a number of steps involved, but the final result will make your taste buds sing. This recipe is hearty, substantial, and the perfect cold-weather comfort dish. It will have everyone around your table, no matter the occasion (or their dietary preference!), going back for seconds.

This lasagna not only has less saturated fat… Continue reading

Haunted in Louisiana, Time for a Thrill

It’s that time again, time for the spooky nights at your local cornfield maze or a run through the tree farm massacre. My favorite holiday is definitely Halloween time and living in Louisiana its a thrill.

Haunted in Louisiana


Whether you’re looking for spooky haunts that have been around for centuries, or commercial haunted attractions that will scare your pants off, Louisiana has you covered.

Pea Farm – The old jail, named the Caddo Parish Penal Farm but nicknamed the Pea Farm, is said to be haunted by prisoners that were beaten when the prison was still in operation. Reportedly,… Continue reading