And in case you can't find it in your local store:
Old Bay Seasoning(Copycat)
Makes 1/2 cup
2 tablespoons bay leaf powder
2 tablespoons celery salt
1 tablespoon dry mustard
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons sweet paprika -- or smoked paprika is even better
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon ground mace
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Combine all ingredients in an airtight jar, mix thoroughly.
2. Keep sealed until ready to use.
3. To give as a gift, place in a pretty jar, along with some recipes. This would look nice in a basket, maybe with some measuring spoons, and ingredients for one of the recipes you give. Enjoy!
Description: Traditionally, this seasoning is used for steamed crabs, but is now used for fish, potato salad, potatoes, and other vegetables.
Source: Recipezaar.com Recipe #189447
Note: For "bay leaf powder" just crush up some bay leaves.
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