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Sugar Coated Murder

Two sisters discussing true crime murders while baking in the kitchen and sharing recipes in a True Crime Comedy Improv podcast.

Yummy Bourbon Banana Cake with Bourbon Caramel Frosting is the recipe on tap for this episode.  Anne recounts the tragic murder of Jack Smith, a well-respected jeweler from Franklin, VA.  Then Karen gives her account of the murder of Terri Brickey Brantley from Windsor, VA, who was murdered by Karen's classmate during high school.  The recipe Karen follows is from

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Smith case sources:

Brantley case sources:
court transcripts

The sisters are back in the kitchen and back into the bourbon! Anne Varner uses Killa Vanilla as she bakes incredible Apple Pie Bars with have a shortbread crust and are topped with fresh apples, gooey stuff, and a drizzle of salted caramel.  Karen describes the case of what Jasmine "Jazzy" Gilbert bore witness to as her mom, Tina Towler, and Tina's boyfriend, James Ferguson, suffered at the foot as Jazzy's bed as she laid listening.  Then, Anne recounts the many untruths that Roberta Snyder's husband told as her children searched for her and tried to unravel what happened to her.  This wild ride takes us from Ohio to Kentucky to Tennessee and back again.

Roberta "Bobbie" Heisler Memorial Fund:

Sources for Karen's case:

Source's for Anne's case:

"When Philip Met Missy" on Discovery+

In this OctoBoo episode, the sisters are joined by their favorite storyteller, Andrea St. Amand.  Andrea takes them through some downtown Charleston haunts and spins some incredibly creepy tales of ghostly hauntings.

#charelstonhauntings #historicalghosts #spookystories #ghosthunting #andreastamand

In this special episode of the OctoBoo series, the sisters drag Noah out to the Angel Oak tree on John's Island, SC at night.  Spookiness occurs and ends with Karen's car high-tailing it out of the creepy woods.

In this introductory episode to the 2021 OctoBoo series, the sisters take a nighttime field trip to hunt for a ghostly light. Needless to say, Anne nor Karen have a future career in ghost hunting!
According to
The legend goes like this:
"...a little girl had wondered off a bit to far from her house, considering this road is heavily wooded on both sides and it was getting darker by the minute, the family grew frantic, so the preacher set off into the night, lit a lantern to guide his way and searched the road and the woods and apparently got struck by a passing train on his search for his daughter which he never found, no one knows what had become of the daughter either. To this day it is said that the preacher still continues to search the road for her with the light of a swinging lantern which sometimes is accompanied by the sound of a train whistle."

#ghosthunters #hauntedplaces #lowcountryhauntings #spooky

In this episode, Karen bakes a tasty Italian Cherry Pound Cake that is baked in a loaf pan for easy slicing and serving. Anne informs us about the tragic, twisty murder case of Meghan Landowski in Portsmouth, VA.  Karen describes the crazy case of Billy Staton and Leticia Castro in LaFeria, TX, also known as the Tape Recorder Murders.  The sisters sip on Basil Hayden's Bourbon and tongue twisting and new word creation commences!
#ItalianCherryPoundCake #cherries #bourbon #portsmouthva #laferiatx


Sources for Landowski case:
48 Hours NCIS To Catch A Killer

Sources for Staton, Castro case:
The Devil Speaks on ID channel

In this episode the vodka drinks are flowing.  There is talk of how Kenny Chesney's chest might taste as the sisters sip/guzzle on a tropical drink after a quick bourbon tasting.  Anne bakes up incredible Dreamy Chocolate cupcakes that are filled with vanilla cream and topped with shiny, dark ganache.  Karen chronicles the senseless murder of a couple in Texas, then Anne unravels the mysterious death of Kay Parsons in Georgia.

#kennychesney #bluechairrum #chocolatecupcakes #ganache #vanillacream #galvestontx #staysweet #annevarner #karendevanie

Cosby_Jackson case sources:

Parsons case sources:

Karen is in the kitchen this week and she baked up some yummy Key Lime Cupcakes.  Instead of buttercream, she opted for a Key Lime Glaze with a crushed Graham Cracker topping.  Anne recounts the story of sweet high school student, Mujey Dumbuya, from Michigan. Once the cupcakes are read,y, Karen unravels the case of the death of Ted Binion from Nevada.

#keylime #glaze #recipeingredients #homebaked #michigan #nevada #disappeared #missing


Dumbuya case:

Binion case:

The sisters welcome Debbie Q from The Right Shoe Podcast in another episode of Slaying in the Kitchen.  In this episode, Anne helps Debbie slay a yummy recipe for Bananas Foster Muffins.  Karen leads the discussion of the kidnapping and murder of Denise Amber Lee in Florida.
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#911 #deniseamberlee #bananasfoster #muffins #collaboration #slay

The sisters are still on vacation having their Hot Podcasters Summer.  They have recycled 2 Shorty episode, combining them to make 1 Biggie. Please enjoy 'Rona Dating with Sarah and Suzi's Balls.

#recycle #repurpose #reuse

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