EPISODES & SHOW NOTES
Slap On Some Lipstick
July 14, 2019
Makeup artist extraordinaire Bonnie Benefield visits us to give Diane a makeover and to talk about makeup and skincare concerns.
Watch Diane’s makeover on Facebook Live.
See the hilarious and disturbing video by Denise.
The Pizzas of Summer
June 30, 2019--Episode 42
Diane and Denise talk about summer entertaining and, specifically, grilled pizza!
Read our June 2019 newsletter for delicious homemade ice cream recipes.
Boundaries, Pet Peeves & Rants
June 23, 2019--Episode 41
Denise talks about boundaries and pet peeves. This episode goes a bit off the rails and we apologize in advance if we offend anyone. Please send your comments to Cindie at
If you'd like to watch the movie that scared the living sh*t out of Cindie when she was little, you can see it here.
June 16, 2019--Episode 40
Diane and Denise talk bucket list trips and going to Africa.
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If you are an alumni of Cal Berkeley, consider joining one of their trips.
June 9, 2019--Episode 39
We're doing something a little different this week. Denise reads a chapter from her memoir about growing up Italian in San Francisco.
Get her recipe for Deep Fried Polenta (or You-Know, You-Know Crostini).
May 12, 2019--Episode 35
Denise tells us about her trip to London, her visit with Anne Willan and roasting a chicken with her mentor and idol. Correction Corner: Willem Dafoe plays Van Gogh in the film At Eternity’s Gate, not William Devane. It’s an absolutely stunning movie and you should definitely watch it.
May 5, 2019--Episode 34
Denise and Diane talk about their moms, Mother’s Day and gift ideas.
Koffee Krunch Cake at Valerie Confections
Original Coffee Crunch Cake recipe.
Where Cooking Begins by Carla Lalli Music
Wine Country Table by Janet Fletcher
Simple Cake by Odette Williams
Southern Cakes by Nancie McDermott
Cake, I Love You by Jill O’Connor
Sticky, Chewy, Messy Gooey by Jill O’Connor