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Beth Glosten
  • Redmond, WA
  • United States
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Beth Glosten replied to Jonathan Spee's discussion 'Week 2 Discussion: Chapter 1, parts IV-VIII' in the group Cooked: HOMEGROWN Book Club
"Thanks for the discussion opener! I am such a Michael Pollan fan - but I have to say that this book lacks the density of information that I so enjoyed in "Omnivore's Dilemma." Anyone else out there feel this way? His bbq stories are…"
Jul 10, 2013
Beth Glosten replied to Jennifer's discussion 'First Few Items on the Club Agenda: How Much to Read, When to Post, Etc.' in the group HOMEGROWN Book Club: Cooked
"This is such a great idea! I love reading books on food, food politics, and cooking. Great to have this community! A. One thought is to "meet up" less often and after the book is finished? Like monthly. Tues, Wed, Thurs are the best days…"
Jun 27, 2013
Beth Glosten joined Jennifer's group

HOMEGROWN Book Club: Cooked

HOMEGROWN is reading Cooked, Michael Pollan’s latest book, this summer. We’re deciding how much to read on a week-by-week basis, and we’ll start a new discussion each Tuesday to weigh in with our comments and thoughts and rants and cheers.This week's reading: page 372 through the end of the book in the hardback edition; discussion begins Tuesday, August 13th. In the meantime, don't be shy! Add your thoughts to the …See More
Jun 27, 2013
Beth Glosten commented on Fostermamas's group 'Cheesemakers!'
"Hi Mary. I've made chevre, goat milk feta and goat milk gouda this summer. I'm experimenting with aging the chevre to make a crottin. Also working to perfect aging conditions. Will check out your web sites and book. Congratulations!…"
Sep 5, 2011
Beth Glosten commented on Fostermamas's group 'Cheesemakers!'
"Thank you Simona and Jannine. Do either of you control humidity?"
Apr 16, 2011
Beth Glosten commented on Fostermamas's group 'Cheesemakers!'
"I make several different goat cheeses, including a gouda that ages beautifully. I struggle keeping the aging cheese cool enough. Anyone have ideas on how to create a cheese-aging environment with temperature and humidity control? I've looked at…"
Apr 15, 2011
Beth Glosten joined Fostermamas's group


A group for people interested in or already making their own cheese. Share recipes, tips, stories and more.See More
Apr 15, 2011
Beth Glosten is now a member of HOMEGROWN
Apr 10, 2011

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Suburban sustainable home cook
A bit about me:
Interested in food chemistry and food politics. Try to be a responsible consumer. Infuriates me to see Chilean tomatoes in my organic grocery store in February. Love to cook and grow my own food. Traveling focuses on visiting markets and sampling local or regional dishes. Make wine, butter, goat cheese, vinegar.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Pork and posole stew
Currently reading:
Harold McGee On Food and Cooking
Currently listening to:
spring frogs
My latest DIY project:
Writing a book and making a DVD about my other passion - horseback riding. I teach pilates and dressage - RiderPilates, LLC
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