I know another newb with questions. I really enjoy cooking at home. I can follow a recipe and make some minor tweaks of my own. My big problem is coming up with my own recipes and flavors. I do have a decent assortment of cookbooks and am working on getting more. I do have "The Professional Chef" I have looked into picking up The Flavor Bible and On Food and Cooking. Can anyone give me some pointers or good places to start. I live in the Pacific NW if that help. Thanks for all the help.