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Stephanie Weaver is a writer, experience consultant, recipe developer, food photographer, occasional yogi, and puppy wrangler. Find her on the web at reciperenovator.com, @reciperenovator, and on Amazon.

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Grilled Peaches With Cardamom-Honey Cream

(0) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 11:06 AM

Drizzle cardamom-scented honey cream over grilled peaches, then garnish with mint and raspberries. A delightful summer dessert, and a great way to use too-hard grocery store peaches. You can also use nectarines.

I used Earth Balance vegan margarine instead of butter, and my cashew...

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How to Make Easy, Perfect Guacamole

(2) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 1:05 PM

Easy, perfect guacamoleMany guacamole recipes call for raw onion and jalapeno, which I feel overpowers the delicate avocado flavor. So using salsa verde -- made from roasted tomatillos, chiles and onions -- is the perfect answer. While you can use red...

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Easter Basket cupcakes

(4) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 1:43 PM

Easter Basket Cupcakes
I love Easter treats. They remind me of the joy of finding colored eggs in the yard or around the house, new dresses and bonnets for church, and my magical Easter basket full of candy. This year...

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Peppermint Paddy Cupcakes

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2013 | 8:40 AM

Peppermint Paddy CupcakesMake these rich chocolate cupcakes topped with minty-green frosting in honor of Saint Paddy! In case you were wondering, it's Paddy, not Patty. I always got it wrong. Perfect for bake sales or...

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Chocolate-Date-Pecan Truffles With Smoked Sea Salt

(2) Comments | Posted February 25, 2013 | 8:52 AM

Chocolate Pecan Truffles from Recipe Renovator

These luscious little morsels taste enough like Snickers bars to satisfy a candy bar craving... the dates have a caramel flavor, and the nuts, chocolate, and salt combine for an incredibly satisfying little snack.

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How To Make Friends: A Guide For Grownups

(16) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 6:54 AM

I know what you're thinking: "I know how to make friends. I've made friends my whole life."

After we leave college, we all have trouble making friends because our lives settle into grooves of work and family, and we no longer have that giant pool of potential pals waiting outside...

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The Dishwasher Revelation

(482) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 3:12 PM

It was before we bought our house and still had separate apartments. We were getting ready for work and I came out of the bathroom to find him unloading my dishwasher. No asking, hinting or prompting on my part. So I thanked him delightedly, thinking, "Wow! What a great guy!"...

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