My parents got me a fermenting kit for Christmas. It had been on my wish list for a very long time. I have some old crocks that were my great grandmother's, but they have dangers of lead paint, so they no longer recommend these for fermenting. This method is safer, plus it prevents mold from becoming an issue. I took this picture right after I filled it up:
The boys love this. Who would've thought? Readers, do you have any good fermentation recipes for me?