Do you love to cook? Why not turn your passion for food into a business enterprise.
It's not hard to develop a reputation as a caterer working out of your own home. But it does require that you have a good kitchen. Most of what you need you can get from any restaurant supply company.
You can start off doing small family events – fried chicken and potato salad for an anniversary dinner, or hamburgers for a sweet sixteen party. After you've done a few events, move the menu up a notch. People think that cordon bleu is hard to make. The truth is that any good cook can thinks of it as a straightforward meal. Add some baked potatoes and a dish of steamed broccoli with a nice cheese sauce and, well people think you're a chef (especially if you have dessert, too).
Eventually you graduate to weddings. Or you add a few ethnic meals so you can serve a more upscale clientele. Chicken tandori and a plate of samosas isn't really that hard…