• Strawberry Jam
    Breakfast,  Dessert

    Strawberry Jam

    My favorite jam flavor is strawberry! I love it on everything: pancakes, bagels, toast, even cereal. Ever since I got my Thermomix®, I have been making jam all of the time because it is super easy and comes out perfectly every time. Guess what? You can make delicious jam WITHOUT pectin. There is pectin naturally found in fruit, and usually it is used with fruits with a low pectin content. By lowering the pH using lemon juice, the pectin in the fruit with naturally form bonds the same way as if you were to add pectin to the jam. In this simple strawberry jam recipe, I do not use pectin.…

  • Organic Raspberry Jam
    Sides,  Snacks,  Thermomix®

    Homemade Organic Raspberry Jam

    I have always been intimidated to make my own jam at home. What if it turned out awful? What if it got moldy from doing it myself at home? How long does it last? I had so many questions. Recently, we bought a Thermomix® TM6, and it has a super delicious recipe in the Cookidoo® database for making raspberry jam from scratch. I was surprised how easy it was to do. I even learned how to sterilize the glass jars to put my homemade jam inside. Homemade jam can last one or even up to two years, and once opened in the refrigerator up to 3 months. With times being…