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There are also massive versions of the crock used to bulk-ferment alcohol, soy sauces, spicy bean pastes, and vinegars.
This type of crock is a common motif in the countryside, where many families maintain decently sized collections of crocks in rotation, passing them down the generations along with the brines inside.
She says pickles made in her clay crock have a subtle yet distinct crispness to them, and the process of nurturing a brine over the years creates a unique pickle that can’t be found anywhere else.
It’s important to stress that this type of pickling crock is not unique to China, though it is an especially pervasive tool in the cuisine and likely originated from the region.
In terms of material, pickling crocks are usually made out of glass, glazed clay, or porcelain.
I like the Instant Pot, which is also a pressure cooker, but if you want something cheaper, this Crock-Pot does a fine job.A Declaration of Financial Independence|Megan McArdle|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
George W. Bush did it, with compassionate conservatism, crock though it was.Michael Tomasky on Romney’s Veep and Convention-Speaker Trap|Michael Tomasky|July 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Note: The breakfast rice may also be made in a crock pot overnight.5 Healthy Spa Meals|Ratha Tep|January 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
JASON ( swatting an imaginary gnat): Hope over fear... What a crock.Who Killed the Horror Film?|Tom Shone|March 13, 2009|DAILY BEAST
When Eddie looked up he saw a big crock mark over one of Tom's eyes.
The cellar never was a safe place again; Aunt Ann tried it with doughnuts, and the crock was empty in two days.
This Christian device is made of a jam-tin or crock filled with gun-cotton and nails, and has a fuse attached to it.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
Then simmer it a long, long time in a deep covered dish; a casserole, or a crock, or some such thing.
Do not stem them or wash them, but look them over carefully and crush them in a crock with a wooden potato masher.