gun street eats

Jen Clark
a weekly journal of homemade food, for inspiration and advice
Created 26 Aug 2020
  • flood waters
    19 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    I apologize in advance that this newsletter won’t have has much interesting food as usual— I’ve been on autopilot, just throwing things together once 6pm hits and I realize I’m starting to get hungry....
  • the gathering storm
    12 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    I hope everyone enjoyed their bonus Friday that happened on Wednesday, and now here we are at Friday again. After setting the clocks back last weekend, time makes even less sense than usual, so why no...
  • shades of winter
    05 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    October ended and suddenly, it felt fully like fall was over. No more leaving the house without a scarf, or getting out of bed without slippers. I’ve lived at this latitude and in this climate for alm...
  • soup weather
    29 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Last week, I went to the dentist for my first cleaning in about two years. I won’t get too into how absolutely outrageous it is that our teeth are considered a luxury you only get to take care of when...
  • when the shadows get long
    22 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    You know about the Mandela effect, right? A set of collective false memories about an object or event? It was named for Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 while many people shared memories of him dying ...
  • dinner bells
    15 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    We went from “sweater weather” to “trying to somehow not touch the ice-cold steering wheel while driving” weather awfully quickly this year, it seems. Last year we didn’t touch the thermostat until No...
  • harvest moon
    08 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    I can’t believe it’s only the first week of October and I’m already thinking about turning on the heat (I am writing this wearing a flannel shirt, sitting under a blanket). I heard that Cypress Mounta...
  • say it, say chowdah
    01 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    I used potentially the last warm Saturday of the year to ride my bike, cursing and panting, halfway up the mountain to the farmers’ market (living in North Van has its disadvantages). Afterwards I too...
  • worry with you
    24 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Happy autumn equinox, everyone— just a little less than three months until the days start getting longer again. Thankfully the election is over, and while things didn’t get any worse, they didn’t real...
  • money for nothing
    17 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Last weekend, Jeff went to the island to help his sister with the last bit of stuff from her move. Although it was strange to be in the house by myself, I did enjoy the opportunity to sleep in the cen...
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