My grandma used to tell me "cooking is an art, baking is a science". and when I asked her about decorating them, colors, etc. she told me it wasn't baking anymore; it was painting and sculpting it makes sense though.
Yes, it does that my kids and my love all love it Oh, at least you have someone that understands! I can't imagine being gluten free it seems rough sometimes
I do have a chocolate allergy [which isn't so severe I can NEVER have it, just it's generally not WORTH the after effects ], but it really sucks cause there are some good chocolates out there and every so often I just want some!