ST. MARYS — Deb Schrolucke, an RN for 34 years, always enjoyed cooking. “I don't know if it was a stress reliever or what, but I cooked all the time on weekends,” she said.She left nursing in 2007 to join Perfect Party Events & Catering.“It was like, ‘You know, I just want to do something that's fun, that I enjoy,'” Schrolucke said.She was hired to market the business, but now she's one of the owners. The business has the capacity to handle 800 meals in one day, which keeps its five full time employees very busy. She quickly learned to think by the pan, the large serving trays used in catering.“The hardest part was the pressure of getting everything done and out the door. It makes me a nervous wreck,” she said. “But when it's all done, I feel like a million bucks.”Schrolucke, who is from New Knoxville, started cooking when her children were young.“If the kids were taking a nap, I'd go to a recipe book,” she said. “I was always interested in spices and herbs. From there, it was kind of like, ‘What does this taste like?'”She bakes her own bread. She clips recipes and presentation ideas from magazines. She owns almost every spice there is, except saffron because of its expense, she said. When she and her husband travel, she's always on the lookout.“And then I'll bring new ideas back,” she said. “I think it's a passion. What is this going to taste like? And I'm so excited to see what the end result is.”The recipe she shared today is a favorite, as she loves carrots.“This is German,” Schrolucke said. “It was actually in the metric system.”Have a suggestion for who should be featured in this spot? Email email@example.com.