Cooking is my stress relief...some people jog to clear their mind, I cook! I can literally spend all day puttering around in the kitchen! I joined recipe-zaar because I wanted to tap into the combined experience of other "Zaar" members to hone my abilities and broaden my "repetoire" of dishes. I've not been disappointed. Recipezaar has also come in quite handy when I've had a craving for something in particular but don't know how to make it! I've found it is also quite handy for figuring out what to do with combinations of odd-ball ingredients rounded up in my fridge or freezer. I'm a realtor in the Phoenix area and have been married to a wonderful man for the last 18 years. He has an adult son who also loves cooking so it is great fun to exchange ideas and discuss our culinary successes. Always with me in the kitchen (hoping to also benefit from "zaar") is our 11-yr-old lab mix, Max.