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Dearest Fox, Do you remember becoming my best friend? I don't. All I have are the moments that led up to the realization that you would forever be my always.

I make my dogs homemade treats, as I find the number of chemicals, artificial flavorings, and preservatives in commercial dog treats deplorable. I won't feed a treat I wouldn't put in my own mouth, so this recipe incorporates flax seed, also a source of omega-3...

Thomas Keller is my culinary hero and The French Laundry was a dream come true. I savored every bite all the way to the chocolate truffle finale. Reaching for the decadence, I farted.

Arguably, a gin + tonic is the most recognized way to drink the spirit, but what if you wanted it and have your cake too? Inspired by a term for prohibition moonshine and a bit of cheeky humor, I Call Her 'Bathtub Gin' is the perfect cake as an adventurous alte...

Exercise caution when using the word “cookie” in our household. Akin to a spiritual calling, it’s a word that must be used with purpose and meaning. The proverbial gospel “who wants a cookie?” will snap a sleeping hound back into the conscious world; the deep sniffing...

The couple chose ‘Nectar of Huitzilopochtli,’ a modern version of the hummingbird cake recipe by Mrs. H.L. Wiggins published in Southern Living magazine in 1978: Sweetened with banana, crushed pineapple, and brown sugar; layered with fresh pineapple and candied pecans;...

When winter calls for richly colored palettes: burgundy, dark green, navy, gold and copper, break boundaries with a wedding palette in shades of lavender. An unexpected flower blooms out of textured snow drifts. A refreshing approach to go beyond the traditional and ut...

Food likes and dislikes have been a source of discord, a real antagonism, to me in previous relationships. Enter the Icing Troll: life partner, soul mate, best friend, lover of trying almost anything at least once. This is our version of a love collaboration: Whorls of...

We met for thirty minutes. That’s less time than a bad blind date. Entrusted to turn a vision and a handful of drawings into a dream wedding cake.

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Hi! I'm Witch, the creator behind the design team, Confection Witch. I live in Washington DC with my life partner, Icing Troll, and our two dogs, Long-Nail-Pepper-Skin and Remeford. These are the stories and recipes we make everyday that characterize our not-so-perfect, often hilarious, but always filled with adventure, life.

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