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18 Reasons

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3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
(415) 568-2710 https://18reasons.org/

January 2019

18 Reasons: Mastering Leftovers: Become a Home Cook with Answers

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $85.00 Member Price: $75.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine and beer. Anyone can grab a recipe off the internet, make a list, and go to the store to buy everything needed for the dish. But no one cooks like that every night. More often than not, we peer expectantly into the fridge and hope for a miracle dish to form in front of our eyes with the odds and ends we've collected.…

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18 Reasons: How to Taste Wine: Mechanics of Flavor

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $75.00 Member Price: $65.00 A two-hour tasting seminar of six wines, served with crackers to cleanse the palate. We highly recommend eating a heavy snack or meal before arriving. Whether you’re new to wine or have been drinking it for years, a guided lesson in properly tasting it will open your eyes to how to enjoy it even more. This class will give you a solid foundation to explore and enjoy wine without intimidation or hesitation. You will learn…

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18 Reasons: Repertoire: Winter Comfort Cooking

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $85.00 Member Price: $75.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine and beer. Copies of Jessica's books will be available for purchase. We're pumped to welcome Jessica Battilana into our kitchen to kick off a series of classes inspired by her book and column in the San Francisco Chronicle, Repertoire. Every home cook needs an essential collection of durable, delicious, recipes for all seasons. This class will teach your four MVP recipes for cold…

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18 Reasons: French Vegetarian Classics

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $100.00 Member Price: $90.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine and beer. France in the past may not have been seen as a haven for vegetarians – in fact, it was often thought that being a vegetarian meant that you didn’t eat beef. But in recent years, France has seen a shift towards a more vegetarian friendly diet. With the abundance of affordable fruits and vegetables found in local markets, vegetarian dishes have replaced meat…

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18 Reasons: Miso Making

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $75.00 Member Price: $65.00 A three hour hands on cooking class with demonstrations. Students will enjoy a light meal with wine, and take home miso to ferment at home. We are pleased to welcome Hiroko Greenberg to our classroom, as she is visits us from Nevada City, where she regularly shares her knowledge at the Briarpatch Co-Op Community Cooking School. Miso has been traditionally made at home in Japan for many years, and has entered American kitchens as a…

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18 Reasons: Farmers’ Market Haul: Winter

January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $95.00 Member Price: $85.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine Fan of the many farmers' markets in our region? Perhaps going to them is a weekly ritual and you might already shop it like a (home) chef, looking for what’s in season. It’s also a veritable wonderland for the foodie looking to discover new flavors and favorites! Join Annelies in the kitchen as we bring color and spice to the winter table. MENU…

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18 Reasons: Great British Bake Off

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 6:00pm

18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $100.00 Member Price: $90.00 A hands-on baking class. Class is limited to 12 students. Alongside the tasting of baked goods, a hearty snack of cured meat, cheese, and a seasonal salad will be served with wine and beer. You are also welcome to brown bag an alternative dinner. Bring a sealable container to bring home leftover slices of the baked goods. This class is for fans of that country across the sea that gifted the world one of the…

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18 Reasons: Chili Cook Off

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $80.00 Member Price: $70.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in family-style dinner served with wine and beer. If you love chili and want an excuse to eat a bunch of them while only doing the work for one, it’s time to get your chili cook-off on! Leena has hosted chili cook-offs on two different continents over the past decade, and has researched the history of chili in the U.S. At this class/mini cook-off, you’ll learn the basic rules of…

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18 Reasons: Scandinavian Baking

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $95.00 Member Price: $85.00 A hands-on baking class. Class is limited to 12 students. Alongside the tasting of baked goods, a seasonal salad will be served with wine and beer. In this new baking class, we turn our attention to our northern neighbors in Scandinavia. For the past few years, we've noticed an increase in Scandinavian culture and food in the US and we know quite a few of our community members are interested in learning more. Jennifer, our…

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18 Reasons: Repertoire: Weeknight Master

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $85.00 Member Price: $75.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine and beer. Copies of Jessica's book will be available for purchase. Struggling to get a meal on the table during that sliver of time you have between getting home from work and going to bed? Fear not—this class will equip you with a stable of sturdy, quick, recipes that will become staples (and ones your children will likely eat, too). This is a…

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18 Reasons: Real Food: Keto

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $105.00 Member Price: $95.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine, beer, or sparkling water. Fad diets come and go, and we typically do not cover them in our classroom. However, the Keto diet is increasingly popular, and the new year motivates many people to consider diet changes. We admire the diet's approach to being mindful of eating whole, unprocessed food, avoiding foods high in sugar, and being conscious of how foods affect your body and…

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18 Reasons: Flavors of China: Healing Foods

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $105.00 Member Price: $95.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine and beer. In traditional Chinese households, food is consumed for both its taste and its therapeutic properties. In this course, Linda Tay Esposito will show us how to use some of the more “common” Chinese herbs, such as ginseng (for fortifying energy), melons (for cleansing), and fresh ginger (for “chasing” wind from the body). The art of Chinese healing foods is about balancing eneriges (yin…

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18 Reasons: Basic Knife Skills

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $70.00 Member Price: $60.00 A hands-on class culminating in a dinner with wine and beer. Chef knives will be provided to students for in-class use. This class is limited to 12 students. Join 18 Reasons Chef and Culinary Instructor, Mike Weller, for a class in the basics of using your chef's knife at home. We will discuss the ins and outs of knife use, care and safety. You will walk away knowing how to maintain a sharp edge and…

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18 Reasons: Potato Gnocchi Primer

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $85.00 Member Price: $75.00 A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine. It's not that the accomplished Italian cooks in your life do not want to reveal their secret gnocchi recipe, it's just that they don't have one. Potato gnocchi success lies in the senses, not the pages of a book. Our resident Italian instructor, Viola, will start with a few tips on shopping and prepping and then lead you through the sensorial engagement needed to turn…

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18 Reasons: Community Dinner: Matzo Ball Soup

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $15.00 We kick off 2019's Community Dinners with a big bowl of nourishment from a new chef in our kitchen! Annie visited a Community Dinner in 2018 and her introduction to 18 Reasons inspired her to reach out to us and offer her skill in our kitchen. Her choice to cook chicken matzo ball soup is an homage to her childhood and an offering of warmth and nostalgia to guests at our table. In Annie's words: Chicken soup is…

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18 Reasons: Burrata by Hand

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
18 Reasons, 3674 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Price: $85.00 Member Price: $75.00 A hands-on, collaborative cheesemaking course; each participant leaves with his/her freshly made cheese. Includes a cheese tasting of burrata, and a seasonal salad and bread to enjoy eating with your freshly made cheeses, and a glass of wine or beer. The most exciting cheese on the cheese board needs little explanation: burrata is fresh mozzarella filled with luscious cream and more cheese. You get to make your own in one short night. And eat it…

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