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Old Bay Mac & Cheese

Old Bay Mac & Cheese

I was tempted to call this “Mystery Ingredient” macaroni and cheese because my mom likes to invite me over, have me try something she makes and then guess the secret ingredient. The secret ingredient is always Old Bay. What can I say? We live in Baltimore. It’s always Old Bay. […]

Shrimp Salad Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 12 hard-boiled eggs 1 tablespoon minced chives 3 tablespoons minced celery 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 1/2-2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/2 cup finely chopped steamed shrimp* 1/2-2/3 cup mayonnaise garnish: small steamed shrimp* Old Bay Directions: Halve the eggs lengthwise. Add the yolks […]

Old Bay Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon Old Bay 2/3 cup toffee bits 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 2-3 cookie […]

Ultimate Hot Baltimore Crab Dip with Soft Pretzel Sticks

  for the dip: Ingredients: 1 cup blue crab claw meat 1 cup lump blue crab meat 1 cup cream cheese, at room temperature 3⁄4 cup sour cream 1⁄4 cup Frank’s® RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 2 1⁄2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1⁄2 tablespoons Chesapeake Bay seasoning (Old Bay) 1⁄2 tablespoon […]

OLD BAY Party Mix

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon OLD BAY 4  cups corn squares cereal 4  cups rice squares cereal 1 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts 1 1/4 cup mini-twist pretzels 2 cups oyster crackers Directions: Preheat oven to 250°F. Melt butter on the stovetop in a small […]

Baltimore-style Fried Oyster Po’Boys

Ingredients: for the oysters: 2 pints oysters 1 1/3 cup self-rising cornmeal mix 2/3 cup flour 1/4 cup Old Bay (low sodium okay) canola oil for frying for the Old Bay remoulade: 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 tablespoons dill relish 1 teaspoon Old Bay 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard (powder) juice […]

Crispy Old Bay Fried Catfish

Ingredients: 2 lb catfish fillets, cut in half length-wise if needed Old Bay for sprinkling 1 1/3 cup self-rising cornmeal mix 1/4 cup Old Bay (low sodium okay) 1-2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning canola oil for frying Directions: Rinse the fish. Place fish in single layer in a shallow bowl […]