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Jars & Accessories M Mark March 10, 2017 3836
Harvest Fiesta Fermenting Crock is the best
(Updated: March 10, 2017)
Overall rating
 
4.7
Price
 
4.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
5.0
My Harvest Fiesta fermentation crock is a great piece of kit and I've been completely happy with my purchase. Yes sure, it was a little expensive (probably due to import costs) but it was well worth the money. 
I've made lots of fermented vegetables from sauerkraut to cucumbers to mixed vegetables and I have so much more to experiment with yet. 

I purchased the smallest 5L crock and have found this size to be plenty big enough making several large jars of pickled cucumbers or sauerkraut at a time. Plus, being stoneware I imagine the larger crocks would get a little heavy to move especially the 20L when full. That's a minor point, though, and for other people they might prefer the big crock instead to preserve large batches of food at once - I can understand that. 

Personally, I am strongly considering buying another 5L one so I can ferment different things at the same time and that is another reason why I didn't go for a bigger crock because it's not very often I need to make such a big batch of the same fermented food so a few of the 5L crocks would be perfect!   

Using the crock is easy and the moat lid design is simple plus it just works. It comes with stone weights which are very handy and work great to keep the fermenting vegetables under the brine. 

The vessel is easy to clean. 

I definitely recommend this fermenting crock to anyone serious about or considering creating their own healthy and tasty fermented foods.      


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Pros & Cons

Pros
Excellent quality
Good size
Great design
Looks good
Makes awesome ferments and pickles
Cons
A little expensive to buy but you get what you pay for...
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