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Boston JerkFest™ is a family-friendly Caribbean style food festival that features Jamaican jerk spiced food and all things spicy and hot. The festival is fun-filled event that features live music, entertainment and a Rum and Brew Tasting event. Boston Jerkfest™ in Massachusetts is launching its

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Bring with your friends and family and join us for a unique and memorable experience that is full of spice, fun and food Come taste and be Irie ©

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Recap: 2nd Annual Boston JerkFest

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The 2nd Annual Boston JerkFest was a success! Attendees, vendors, chefs, and brewers alike enjoyed an afternoon filled with spice, fun, and food! New this year, we successfully introduced a Seafood Throwdown, Jerk Cook-Off, as well as an expanded Rum & Brew Tasting, and Cocktail Demos. We hosted 18 food vendors, 19 breweries and distilleries, and 8 live musicians! Check out this interactive story recapping our event, full of attendee instagrams, tweets, facebook posts, and more!

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Curious about Jamaican Jerk?!

 The island of Jamaica is famous for its beautiful beaches, reggae music, Blue Mountain coffee, exotic fruits, and its cheerful people with their beautiful patois language. But, you haven’t tasted Jamaica until you’ve tried Jamaican Jerk, ya mon! Jamaican Jerk History The term jerk is said to come from the word charqui, a Spanish term for jerked or dried meat, which eventually became jerky in English. Another origin is linked to the jerking or poking of the meat with a sharp object, producing holes which were

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A Little Family Goes a Long Way

Manuchka Volcy remembers when she fell in love with cooking.  She was seven years old and her mother was was very pregnant with what would be her third little brother. Being the oldest, Volcy decided to take the helm of kitchen stove for the first time.  She does not remember what exactly she made that day, but she knew she was hooked. She knew cooking was going to be a big part of her life from here on out. Fortunately

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