He and She were two journalism students who loved food too much to resort to microwavable meals. In their free time, He and She studied cooking techniques, flavor profiles and food science. They made the best dinners possible without dropping out of college and going to culinary school.
After graduation, He moved to Chicago, got two jobs and hasn’t been cooking much since. She spent three months learning to cook for one as she lived on her own in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Check the Argentina archives.)
The original idea of the site remains the same. They’ll share her best dishes, tell food-related stories, and pass along tips to encourage others to cook outside the lines as they learn to do the same.
She is the main writer and default photographer since He moved to Chicago. She can’t seem to follow a recipe for the life of her, but somehow the dishes usually succeed. She likes nearly everything except ingredients she considers bitter, like olives, capers, grapefruit and mole. (Turns out there’s a scientific reason.)
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