Seasonal Fruit-Preserve Class

Jamaica Plain

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In a Nutshell

Leah Waldo immerses you in the basics of jams, jellies, and preserves from cooking to canning

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 15, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Limit 6 per person. Reservation required. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 2 participants or subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Gratuity included. Please wear comfortable clothing, something you do not mind getting dirty. May bring apron. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $40 for one admission to a seasonal fruit-preserve workshop with Leah Waldo
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The event will be held at a Jamaica Plain residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.

Guests will be asked to sign a liability waiver upon arrival to the class.

Each event is capped at 6 purchasers.

What You’ll Do

Making your own fruit preserves requires a delicate balance of science, seasonal produce, and a touch of creative flair. Learn about a variety of preserving techniques such as drying and pickling, and what differentiates jellies, jams, and curds alongside Leah Waldo, an expert with over five years of canning experience. Snack on tea and homemade shortbread jam cookies before rolling up your sleeves to process seasonal produce, such as blood oranges or Meyer lemons, and cook and jar the fruits of your labor.

  • Make Your Own Preserves
    Process and cook fresh fruits, then leave with a jar of your homemade goods to enjoy later

  • Understand the Science of Canning
    Learn what separates jams, jellies, and preservatives, and get inspiration to make your own creative, adventurous recipes

Your Host

Leah Waldo] Leah Waldo
Master Foodie

Some of Leah Waldo’s earliest memories are of waiting in the kitchen alongside her sisters to taste test of her mother’s famous chocolate chip cookies. Her passion for food grew into a lifelong affair, and today, Leah runs the blog “Seasons from Scratch” along with her business, Sweet Bea’s Homemade Cakes. For the last five years, she’s also delved into the world of canning and preserving, and her creative recipes have garnered her much acclaim, including winning contests in magazines like Kentucky Monthly.

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    Jamaica Plain

    Sheridan St.

    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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