Psst... We're working on the next generation of Chowhound! View >
HOME > Chowhound > Greater Boston Area >
May 22, 2008 01:33 PM

Looking for large crock

Does anyone know where they sell inexpensive 5 gallon or bigger crocks?
I'm looking for a pretty big one to ferment some pickles, tomatoes and sauerkraut?
I found some online, but they are pretty steep in price ($195).

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
    1. Try the True Value on Salem Street in the North End. They sell pickle crocks out front.

      1 Reply
      1. re: BarmyFotheringayPhipps

        Its been a while since I've been to the North End, but I remember that hardware store very well. It wasn't a True Value then, but they did have the crocks! I thought the place was long gone and replaced by condos.

        1. re: Chris VR

          Thanks, I'll be making the trip to the NE tomorrow.

        2. Try any China Fair. Also, online....Anchor Hocking brand.

          1 Reply
          1. re: johnecampbell

            true value north end. I got 3 bluebird crocks there last year. I couldn't find them anywhere else...

          2. West Concord 5&10 used to sell them.

            3 Replies
            1. re: cassis

              This same exact topic came up last October, and you recommended the West Concord 5&10 at that time; unfortunately, they don't seem to sell crocks any longer.


              1. re: Allstonian

                Touche! I am sorry. Thanks for pointing that out, wouldn't want anyone to go on a wild goose chase.

                1. re: cassis

                  i started the topic last year, the 5&10 doesn't sell them. Trust me I searched high and low, true value north end. save yourslef the trouble....