18 New Ways To Use Old Bay

Basically, it should go on everything.

1. Old Bay Fries with Creamy Onion Dipping Sauce

Fries, meet your match. Get the recipe.

2. Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs Sprinkled with Old Bay

Devilishly good? Yep. Get the recipe.

3. Old Bay Chex Mix

A light coating of Old Bay, butter, and hot sauce takes this snack to a special, spicy place. Get the recipe.

4. Bloody Mary Shooters Rimmed with Old Bay

Also worth doing with margaritas, or — in true Maryland fashion — pints of Natty Boh. Get the recipe.

5. Old Bay Buffalo Wings

Old Bay on the wings and Old Bay in the sauce. Get the recipe.

6. Spicy Crab & Avocado Salad Sprinkled with Old Bay

The new trinity: crab, Old Bay, and avocado. Get the recipe.

7. Guacamole with Old Bay and Crab

See what I mean? Get the recipe.

8. Old Bay Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Just the right balance of sweet and savory. Get the recipe.

9. Kale Chips Sprinkled with Old Bay

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10. Grilled Corn with Old Bay-Garlic Butter

A summer-worthy condiment you can slather on just about anything. Get the recipe.

11. Fried Pickles with Old Bay Batter

Bay batter is better. Get the recipe.

12. Old Bay-Infused Crab Dip


Crab meat is seasoned with Old Bay then baked with cheese, peppers, and hot sauce. Not enough Old Bay for you? Sprinkle more on top after baking. Get the recipe.

13. Turkey Salad with Celery, Artichokes, and Old Bay

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14. Old Bay Roasted Peanuts

Pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds work too. Get the recipe.

15. Old Bay Popcorn

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Step one: Pop corn. Step two: Add the crowning glory.

16. Old Bay Potato Skins

Bacon-filled cups of seasoned perfection. Get the recipe.

17. Crab, Spinach, and Mushroom Tarts Topped with Paprika and Old Bay

For fancy party times. Get the recipe.

18. Old Bay and Potato Chip Ice Cream

Salty, crunchy potato chips + sweet, creamy ice cream + a dash of Old Bay. It’s a contrast a la salted caramel – and it’s delicious. Get the recipe.

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