Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC)

Item no: 6169064 | 897971002436
$28.99
290  Estimated 
Size : 2 GALLON
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  • Product Type: Crock
  • Container Size: 2 gal.
  • Height: 9 in.
  • Width: 9-3/4 in.
  • Application: Use To Decorative Storage and Common Houseware Uses
  • Depth: 9-3/4 in.


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Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC)
 
4.8

(based on 61 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (51)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well built / quality (40)
  • Attractive (32)
  • Easy to use (24)
  • Convenient (16)
  • Dishwasher safe (12)

Cons

  • No lid (3)

Best Uses

  • Small kitchens (25)
  • Large kitchen (21)
  • Gifts (7)
  • Simple meals (6)
  • Commercial kitchens (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual cook (26), Avid cook (23), Gourmet chef (4)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (13), Couple no kids (12), Family young kids (8), Single female (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (39), Yes (3)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Easy to use; store pick-up is confusing

By Jean

from Hacienda Heights, CA

About Me Avid Cook

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy to clean

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

      I was happy to find this product at ACE's website. The price is great and it offered free store pick-up. The shipping notification/online status was confusing. Within days, I received an email notifying me that the product was shipped, without specifying whether it left the warehouse or has arrived the store. I call the store and they say I will receive a call. So almost 2 weeks passed and I decided to call the store again, at which point, I noticed that I have two missed calls from the store on the day that I received the shipment email. I still beats me why anybody would not leave a voicemail.

      That being said, the product is great for the purposes that I purchased it for. I've processed a few batches of vegetables in it. It's got a lot of space and I feel I could go a little more aggressive with the volume and still have space.

      At the same time, I kind of wonder maybe the 1 gallon version is a better fit, since this one is bulky and heavy and I'm afraid that I may drop it every time I handle it. For the time being, I'm keeping it as I find more ways to use it.

       
      5.0

      beautiful crock very heavy and well made

      By Trinity

      from Oswego Ny

      About Me Avid Cook

      Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

      loved it when I got it- arrived very quickly to my local Ace Hardware- Great product at a great price

       
      5.0

      Good solid American made crock.

      By VentureNinetythree

      from Paris, TN

      About Me Avid Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Microwave Safe

      Cons

      • Not Aware Of Any

      Best Uses

      • Fermenting vegetables

      Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

      Checked capacity with 2 gallons of water, there was still about 3/4" of headspace left. Loaded with 8# of cabbage and 1 1/2# of carrots and still would have had room comfortably for more. I will be buying more of these.

       
      4.0

      daughter very happy to receive this

      By Sylvia

      from NC

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to clean
      • No Lead

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

          My daughter was trying to make sauerkraut in a container that did not have straight sides, was difficult to keep the vegetable down in the liquid. This is just what she needed. I almost bought a very old crock for her (we Love old things) but just in time discovered that many of them contain lead!

           
          5.0

          It's a "CROCK" - what more can I say.

          By Jon

          from Salt Lake City, Utah

          About Me Casual Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to clean
          • Resilient

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

              Exactly what I was looking for at a great price for a crock of this quality. It will probably outlast me and provide years of use.

               
              5.0

              Product is as stated by headline

              By Carolyn

              from Salt Lake City, UT

              About Me Casual Cook

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to clean

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                  First attempt to brine pickles. Glad to find a crock made in the USA. Glad I didn't buy a larger one, as it is so heavy.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great crock to use for fermentation

                  By Phyllis

                  from Maryland

                  About Me Casual Cook

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Food Grade Ceramic Glaze
                  • Good price

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Fermentation

                  Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                  Best price I could find for this product. Able to order online and have in store delivery without delivery charges. Plan to use it for making fermented vegetables.

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect for smaller batches

                  By Archie

                  from Detroit, MI

                  About Me Avid Cook

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Smaller Than 5gal Model

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trying Out New Recipes

                    Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                    Perfect for trying out smaller batches of new recipes.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Solid

                    By R.K. Miller

                    from Lubbock, TX

                    About Me Gourmet Chef

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to clean

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                        Basic, non-porous, non-reactive vessel for a myriad of pickling/fermentation options. Well made, solid and good quality stoneware. Did not buy the half-moon stoneware weights (to keep the contents submerged) as I found these to be too pricey -- and any glazed ceramic or glass dish slightly smaller than the interior circumference of this vessel will work just as well.

                         
                        5.0

                        Nice crock! Well made and attractive.

                        By Steve

                        from Loganville, GA

                        About Me Avid Cook

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to clean
                        • Resilient

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Fermenting
                        • Ferminting

                        Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                        No complaints at all. Loaded with peppers fermenting now. Nice looking crock. No frills but well made for functional use, just like I wanted! Unlike the competitors that paint a flower on the front and sell it as art for three times the price. This crock has the old down home look that I'm quite pleased with!

                         
                        5.0

                        good qualiy item.

                        By Jack

                        from Prague Ok.

                        About Me Casual Cook

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to clean
                        • Resilient

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                            I use this crock to make pepper sauce.

                             
                            5.0

                            Perfect size !

                            By Dolores Bradford

                            from Canyon lake tx

                            About Me Casual Cook

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                            Using to ferment veggies

                             
                            5.0

                            Just what the doctor ordered

                            By Jack

                            from Bethel Park

                            About Me Casual Cook

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Convenient
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Quality Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Commercial Kitchens
                              • Elaborate Meals
                              • Gifts
                              • Large Kitchens
                              • Making Sauerkraut And Pic
                              • Simple Meals
                              • Small Kitchens

                              Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                              Great size to make sauerkraut or pickles. When not in use looks great seating on the kitchen counter. Holds 10lbs plus of cabbage for kraut easily

                              • I Am A:
                              • Couple No Kids
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              5.0

                              Quality product

                              By Lloyd

                              from Cibolo TX

                              About Me Casual Cook

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Quality Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Small Kitchens

                                Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                Quality product. A1 customer service from ACE.

                                • I Am A:
                                • Couple No Kids
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Sauerkraut!

                                By Carol S.

                                from Ohio

                                Verified Buyer

                                Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                I ordered the 2 gallon size crock to make sauerkraut and used 13 pounds of shredded cabbage (I bought about 16 pounds because there is some loss from the cores and such.

                                Turns out that this was as high as I'd want to fill this crock to allow space for fermenting liquid to bubble up.

                                I recently ordered the weights from another dealer. Ace doesn't list the weights or the lid for these crocks. I wish they did. I loved that I could get free shipping and pick up my items at my local Ace.

                                This truly is a 2 gallon crock, but it is not as large as I pictured mentally. Its not quite round - I think that is because these are handcrafted. I can't wait to taste the sauerkraut when its done.

                                Ace had the best price I could find on this crock.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Love it!

                                By Laura

                                from Philadelphia, PA

                                About Me Avid Cook

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attractive Design
                                • Quality Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Large Kitchens
                                  • Small Kitchens

                                  Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                  This sits next to my stove and holds every kitchen utensil I own. I love it!

                                  • I Am A:
                                  • Family Older Kids
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Handy and versatile

                                  By Gardening Mom

                                  from Kenosha, WI

                                  About Me Casual Cook

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attractive Design
                                  • Quality Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Gardening Too
                                    • Large Kitchens
                                    • Small Kitchens

                                    Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                    Ohio Crock good for pickling or planting. Can't beat quality made in the U.S.A.

                                    • I Am A:
                                    • Family Older Kids
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great crock

                                    By VictoryGirl

                                    from NW WA

                                    About Me Gourmet Chef

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attractive Design
                                    • Quality Construction

                                    Cons

                                    • Bulky

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Commercial Kitchens
                                    • Lacto-fermenting
                                    • Large Kitchens
                                    • Small Kitchens

                                    Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                    I purchased this crock to make my own lacto-fermented vegetables. For the first batch of kraut I made in this crock I used 3 large cabbages, 1 onion, and 2 carrots... and I have room for probably 4-5 times as much, if not more. It is definitely heavy, though, so need to keep it in a place where it isn't difficult to get at.

                                    • I Am A:
                                    • Family Older Kids
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great Product

                                    By Elizabeth

                                    from Chicago

                                    About Me Avid Cook

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attractive Design
                                    • Compact
                                    • Convenient
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Quality Construction

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Gifts
                                      • Large Kitchens
                                      • Small Kitchens

                                      Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                      This is the first fermentation crock I have owned. Previously, I have fermented my sauerkraut in mason jars and La Parfait jars. However, with the crock I used the open fermentation method, and the taste of the sauerkraut is fantastic! Much better flavor and texture than with the glass jars (the jars, however, are great for storing the finished kraut). Purchase the Ohio Stoneware Weights together with this crock, and it's a great system. With care, this should last 100 years.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Crock

                                      By lastcamp2

                                      from Terre Haute, IN

                                      About Me Avid Cook

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Attractive Design
                                      • Compact
                                      • Convenient
                                      • Dishwasher Safe
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Quality Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Large Kitchens
                                        • Simple Meals

                                        Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                        I use this to make sauerkraut

                                        • I Am A:
                                        • Single Male
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Great for what I needed

                                        By Old faht

                                        from Framingham, MA

                                        About Me Casual Cook

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Good Value
                                        • Quality Construction

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                            I use the product to make pickles and kim chi (basically Korean sauerkraut). I agree with comments that it's heavy, especially when filled, but for something ceramic, that goes with solid construction. I pretty much use it in place, so the weight's not a big drawback. Reason I didn't give it five stars is that a weighted "insert" (something that fits inside to keep the kraut or pickles submerged)with a handle would be nice. Fortunately, I had a plate that was just the right size. Good value; I didn't need or want an overpriced designer crock from a specialty store, and given the weight, not paying for shipping was a plus.

                                            • I Am A:
                                            • Couple No Kids
                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No
                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Best Price Anywhere and Awesome Product

                                            By Liz

                                            from Connecticut

                                            About Me Avid Cook

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • American Made
                                            • Attractive Design
                                            • Quality Construction

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Diy
                                              • Large Kitchens
                                              • Small Kitchens

                                              Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                              I'm so impressed that ACE carries this product and after scouring the internet, ACE had the best price and free to store shipping. I bought this crock for fermenting various foods but can think of a million other uses. It is exactly as the description states and seems very durable.

                                              • I Am A:
                                              • Family Young Kids
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • Yes
                                               
                                              4.0

                                              2 gallon crock

                                              By Jonnie

                                              from Lafayette, In

                                              About Me Avid Cook

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Quality Construction

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Large Kitchens

                                                Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                I bought this crock for sauerkraut, and it's working just fine for that. It's heavy and solid, like expected.

                                                • I Am A:
                                                • Family Young Kids
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Great crock

                                                By Jen

                                                from Dorchester ma

                                                About Me Avid Cook

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Attractive Design
                                                • Quality Construction

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Small Kitchens

                                                  Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                  Great for making miso!!

                                                  • I Am A:
                                                  • Couple No Kids
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No
                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Quality Stoneware

                                                  By Ed H.

                                                  from Marlton, NJ

                                                  About Me Casual Cook

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Easy To Use
                                                  • Quality Construction

                                                  Cons

                                                  • No lid

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Homemade Sauerkraut

                                                  Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                  Easy to order online and then picked-up at local Ace Hardware store

                                                  • I Am A:
                                                  • Couple No Kids
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No

                                                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  QUALITY CROCK

                                                  By Debra

                                                  from Fishers, IN

                                                  About Me Casual Cook

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Lead-free
                                                  • Quality Construction

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Small Kitchens

                                                    Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                    Bought this beautiful stoneware crock to try making sauerkraut. So glad to find a high-quality item from nearby Ohio. Having it shipped to my house would have been cost-prohibitive because of its weight. It shipped free to my local Ace store. Thanks Ace!

                                                    If you will be using the crock to ferment for a family, you might want a larger size. The 2-gallon was perfect for my needs. If you use the crock for fermenting, you will need to find an object to keep the food under the water level. I am using a bread plate weighted down with a quart canning jar filled with water.

                                                    • I Am A:
                                                    • Single Female
                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No
                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    Great Product and just the right size!

                                                    By Carol

                                                    from Montrose, Colorado

                                                    About Me Casual Cook

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Quality Construction

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Small Kitchens

                                                      Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                      Just the right size for what I wanted to use it for.

                                                      • I Am A:
                                                      • Couple No Kids
                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No
                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Nice

                                                      By Sparky

                                                      from Texas

                                                      About Me Avid Cook

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Attractive Design
                                                      • Easy To Use

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Can Get Heavy

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Makes Good Pickles

                                                      Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                      Be cautious how much you load into the crock. It can get heavy quickly.

                                                      • I Am A:
                                                      • Couple No Kids
                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No

                                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Made in USA - No lead in glazing!

                                                      By J M

                                                      from Lakeville, MN

                                                      About Me Casual Cook

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Attractive Design
                                                      • Easy To Use
                                                      • MADE IN USA
                                                      • No Lead In Glazing
                                                      • Quality Construction

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                          I am thrilled to have found this 2 gallon crock, made in USA with no lead in the glazing and at a reasonable price. It stands about 9" high and 9 1/2" diameter - a size that won't be too heavy for me to move once filled.

                                                          This crock doesn't come with a lid but it will be easy enough to use one of my plates of the correct size with something to weigh it down like a jar of water, bag of water or whatever else I come up with at the time. I do plan to run a good loop of dental floss under the plate --around a 3" oval and having the ends of the loop held down by whatever I use for weight-- so that I will have an easy way to lift the plate out.

                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                          • No
                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          Just what I wanted.

                                                          By Debbie

                                                          from Acworth, GA

                                                          About Me Avid Cook

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Attractive Design
                                                          • Dishwasher Safe
                                                          • Easy To Use
                                                          • Quality Construction

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Large Kitchens
                                                            • Simple Meals
                                                            • Small Kitchens

                                                            Comments about Ohio Stoneware 2gal Crock (2GC):

                                                            I make sauerkraut every year and wanted to start doing more fermenting in general. Good quality crocks are a long term investment, but I was having trouble finding one I could afford. This one is high quality, and yet affordable, and it was delivered to my local Ace for no additional fees. Good deal.

                                                            • I Am A:
                                                            • Family Older Kids
                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                            • No

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