Cambridge Cooks with Afton Cyrus


Cambridge Public Library

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Afton Cyrus of Jam Sessions is back for the best time of the year - strawberry season!

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Main Library

449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States


Mid Cambridge

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.: Wednesday, June 12, 5PM – 7:30PM.

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Come learn how to make your own strawberry rhubarb jam. 

Cambridge Cooks invites local chefs for a free cooking demonstration, followed by a tasting and Q&A with the chef. 

About the chef: 

Afton Cyrus is a freelance food editor and recipe developer based in Arlington, MA.  After working for a decade in education, Afton pivoted to pursue her passion for food professionally in 2014. She launched her own small business, Jam Sessions, through which teaches home canning and preserving workshops, including as an instructor at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. Her experience led to an 8-year career at America's Test Kitchen, where she created and edited content for multiple New York Times Bestselling and IACP Award-winning cookbooks, including Foolproof Preserving, Bread Illustrated, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs, and The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs. 

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.: Wednesday, June 12, 5PM – 7:30PM.

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