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Chef Joel’s BBQ Chicken

Chef Joel is also known as Joel Cansler – my father – and one very cool Dude.  (As you will see in the video below – shot while in Colorado in August.)  Check out his thoughts on BBQ chicken, my recipe notes on Chef Joel’s BBQ chicken and his favorite BBQ Chicken appetizer, grilled chicken […]

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Smile

To my Beautiful Family & Wonderful Friends – It’s Ok. It’s ok to be sad. It’s ok to feel pain. It’s ok to miss each other. It’s ok.  It is ok because it is ok to be happy. It’s ok to feel joy and it’s ok to know peace. If we had never known happiness, […]

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The Last Supper…

August 25th, 2012 was a special night at our restaurant Pandolfi’s.  At least it was for me, as it was the last evening at Pandolfi’s in 2012 with Chef Grant in the kitchen. Our goal was to create a grand finale and to give our best guests a HUGE thank you for all of their […]

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Photo Essay – Magnolia Grove

Magnolia Grove Monastery in Mississippi is a very special place.  I believe the pictures and video taken during my 6 days here best reflect this.  To learn more about Magnolia Grove and the practice of Mindfulness, please enjoy the links below. Magnolia Grove 5 Mindfulness Trainings Practice  Picture Slide Show   Video       […]

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Peanut Butter Brownies

I started thinking about this recipe about 8 weeks in to a 12 week intensive training and eating program.  The short version of the story is I knew I needed to get healthier, lose some weight and start being more active than running around a kitchen all day.  To do this, you have to be […]

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