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Can Your Blackberry Do That? with Shakirah Simley
18 Reasons
San Francisco, CA
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Can Your Blackberry Do That? with Shakirah Simley
18 Reasons
Monday, August 14, 6:30-9:00PM
$55 for 18 Reasons members; $65 for the general public

Join Shakirah Simley (Canner. Educator. Advocate. Gastronome. Entrepreneur.) for this unique 2.5-hour hands-on class, culminating in a delicious, three-course blackberry dinner!  You will learn simple and quick preserving techniques that bode well for summertime cooking and entertaining.  And while you will focus on one fresh, seasonal berry (the blackberry!), you will be able to apply these base recipes to a variety of summer fruits, and become adept at integrating them into sweet and savory recipes alike.  


Blackberry Vinegar
Blackberry Bourbon
Blackberry Quick Jam
Homemade Blackberry Juice

Spicy Pork Ribs with Berry Bourbon Rub
Heirlooms + Gems Salad with Blackberry Basil Salad Dressing
Grown-up Parfaits with Blackberry Fudge Sauce
Bomb Berry Shrub

Shakirah Simley is a beloved 18 Reasons instructor, the founder of Slow Jams, and Bi-Rite Market's Community Coordinator.  She taught herself to can and preserve "through many hours of practice, voracious reading and research," and was awarded a prestigious one-year Fulbright fellowship to attend the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy. Her Slow Jams flavors consist of unique delicacies such Urban Meyer Lemon Curd, Brown Sugar Pear Butter, Summer Berry Jam, and Vanilla Blenheim Apricot Preserve.

You can tweet her at @EatSlowJams


18 Reasons (View)
3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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