Old Bay is fantastic. It's very mildly spicy and great with seafood, or on your side dishes when you are pairing with seafood. It's a popular spice here in Maryland (think Baltimore crabs). I made a light crab dip this weekend, and was just saying to my husband that next time I make it I'll have to add old bay.
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Bay Seafood Seasoning Blend 1 Tbsp ground bay leaves ½ tsp black pepper ½ tsp paprika 2½ tsp celery salt ¾ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp cayenne pepper 1½ tsp dry mustard ½ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp ground mace (opt) ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp ground cardamom (opt) Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container. Use with seafood or chicken.
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You're welcome, I hope it turns out well.
I had never even heard of it (I'm British and I guess it doesn't exist over here) but it sounds like a really interesting combination to go with seafood (or anything else, for that matter).
Can someone tell me if there is a recipe out there for making Old Bay Seasoning? I have never used it, but see recipes calling for it and wondered if I could use a combo of seasonings I have at home.....well I guess what I am really asking is what does Old Bay taste like? Thanks
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