miso in glass? | My Plastic-free Life

Join the discussion. Post questions or offer useful information. Keep the content related to plastic in some way.  

Subscribe: If you would like to receive a daily email notification as new messages are posted, click here to subscribe.  (Note:  New messages are also included in the "My Plastic-Free Life Weekly Digest", so do consider how many emails you would like to receive.)

To add a new topic:  Decide which category it will be (plastic-free alternatives, plastic news, rants, etc.) and click on that category.  Then, you will see the "Add Topic" button at the top right of the section for that category.

Why Register? You may post as a guest without registering, but your post will be held in the moderation queue until I approve it, and depending on my schedule, that could take a while. If you register, your posts will go through immediately. If you have trouble registering or adding topics, please contact me for help.

Please consider registering
guest

Log In Register Members

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

    

Wildcard usage:
*  matches any number of characters    %  matches exactly one character

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Topic RSS
miso in glass?
Topic Rating: 0 (0 votes) 
November 17, 2011
6:21 pm
Melody
Guest

Does anyone know a brand of miso paste that isn't in plastic tubs?   Or know if it is easy to make?

November 27, 2011
4:13 am
Charlottesville, VA
Member
Forum Posts: 54
Member Since:
August 29, 2011
Offline

Hi Melody! I struggle with this one too. It's quite complicated from what I've read, involving something called koji, a fermented rice and about a month prep. Of course, trying to find the ingredients w/o plastic is another challenge. The best I've been able to do is buy miso in bulk (2 lb) at a local Asian grocery in the fridge section. Yeah, it comes in a plastic bag, but it lasts forever, like 6 months at least, so I'm consuming the least possible plastic I can. And I've replaced all those individual packets for instant miso soup by making my own! Justbento.com has loads of good recipes using miso, FYI.

Eve Stavros
November 27, 2011
10:53 am
Admin
Forum Posts: 352
Member Since:
February 16, 2010
Offline

Hi. In San Francisco, Rainbow Grocery sells miso in bulk and lets you bring your own container. But that is rare across the country.

I Googled and found miso in a glass jar here:

http://www.homenaturalsinc.com…..B0019LA7IE

I don't know how the company ships the miso -- what kind of packaging they use to keep the glass from breaking, so if you decide to order, you will probably want to write to them about the packaging first.

Also, this one seems super expensive. But I don't know how long miso lasts.

Forum Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

Most Users Ever Online: 320

Currently Online:
38 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Members Birthdays
Today None
Upcoming None

Top Posters:

Eve Stavros: 54

Clif: 38

Angry Beaver: 28

julsie: 24

ejwm: 23

JohnUK: 20

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 158

Members: 187

Moderators: 0

Admins: 1

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 9

Topics: 303

Posts: 1378

Administrators: Beth Terry (352)