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Jane, Roswell Georgia


Joe Lill, rock hall Maryland

My son is a paratrooper medic in Afghanistan and the very first thing he asked for was a can of Old Bay! We sent him one but there was already a half a can from the unit that was there before. Now all his Brothers in Arms are using it!

Dana, Laurel Maryland

A new recipe to consider... Old Bay Deviled Eggs: Hard boil one dozen large eggs. Mix cooked yolks with 1/2cup mayo, 1/4cup prepared mustard, 1/2tbsp Old Bay. Scoop mix back into whites and garnish each egg with a dash of Old Bay on top (in lieu of paprika). Simplicity itself and tastes great!

Sunny, Baltimore Maryland

For Halloween, I went to Baltimore Bike Party and thought "what B’more icon would make the most recognizable costume?" A few hours later, I finished my costume to commemorate a spicy 75 years of Old Bay. The pictures are blurry but my costume was a total hit riding through Baltimore neighborhoods.

Bill Parsons, Phoenix Maryland

Thank you for the new low sodium Old Bay. It had gotten so salty that, to get the flavor of Old Bay, the salt would puker my mouth up so that I almost swallowed my lips. I'll add my own salt, thank you.

Carl, Wesley Chapel Georgia

I moved from Baltimore to this God-forsaken place over 30 years ago. I first stated seeing OB in 2001, thank God! I like to put it on potato chips; Blue Crabs are scarce here.

Jamie DeLozier, Montgomery Village Maryland

Two year old requests Old Bay (my nephew)

Paul, Middletown Delaware

I grew up in Maryland on the Eastern Shore and Old Bay was a staple in every household. Besides using for crabs, fish etc. Try an Eastern Shore tradition of Old Bay fries. Steak fries deep fried and sprinkled with Old Bay. You will absolutely love it!!

Mercedes, Baltimore Maryland

I was Old Bay for Halloween and everyone LOVED it!! I received so many compliments and high-fives on Halloween. Definitely wearing this again next year!

Kristy, Newport News Virginia

I love Old Bay! I wish you sold t-shirts...please...

Cat, Bethesda Maryland

I grew up on steamed crabs & OLD BAY. When I moved into my first apartment at the start of 2013, I had a NY roommate & a PA roommate joining me. On our first grocery run, I bought the yellow can since I didn't want our new kitchen to commit heresy by lacking it. They looked at me like I was crazy!

Joseph, Franklin Virginia

When I was a little boy my father took me into a place next to the old Montecellor Hotel in Norfolk. I smelled Old Bay and have loved it ever since - three quarters of a century. Fish, crabs, shrimp, potato salad, hamburger, all must have Old bay to be edible. Joseph h. Stutts

Chuck, Baltimore Maryland

The first time I made my own steamed crabs was this summer day on my Sons 1 yr birthday 1966.I took the picture of my wife, son, and in law parents really enjoying Old Bay steamed crabs. Those were the days!

Mike, Dayton Maryland

Love Old Bay and grabbed Herr's Old Bay chips from a DC sub shop that was Philly themed. Old Bay chips tasted a little odd, but I ate the whole bag. The ingredients are not the same ingredients as Old Bay--substitutes MSG for celery salt, etc. Will never eat Herr's Old Bay chips again. Sad.

Matt, Columbia South Carolina

As a child growing up on Kent Island across the Bay from Annapolis, I started loving Old Bay and Crabs from an early age. Things haven't changed much since. I use Old Bay for everything. Even though I now live in SC, the Chesapeake and Old Bay will always hold a special place in my heart.

Kristen Pagano, Virginia Beach Virginia

Flew to London in November 2013 and brought along a small shaker of Old Bay so that while there, I could have my Sunday brunch Bloody Mary mixed up properly along with and Old Bay rimmed glass. It also tasted great on bangers and mash!

Bonnie, Middle River Maryland

Check out this little Old Bay babe! I see a new ad campaign, don't you? :)

Gordon, Catonsville Maryland

Last May I went to Tokyo to speak at a seminar. I had three hosts. I gave each one Old Bay as a host gift. I met them again last October in San Francisco. Before the meeting I asked them if I could bring them anything. They all said, "More Old Bay!"

Paul, Silver Spring Maryland

Old Bay is really good mixed in scrambled eggs in pan.

Chris Taylor, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom South Carolina

I live in the United Kingdom my current favourite is Hot Shrimp, with a table spoon of Old bay generously tossed with shrimp, one small hot chilli, thumb of peeled ginger, clove of garlic all finally chopped, touch of rapeseed oil and fry, toss over rice or noodles, smile and enjoy with friends!

Addie, Hebron Maryland

I am an Eastern Shore of Maryland Native, but I go to school in southern Virginia. They don't use any Old Bay on any of the school food! Therefore I carry a container with me in my bag at all times.

Derek Jones, Silver Spring Maryland

I was in Fort Lauderdale & my host confessed that she is an Old Bay junkie. She had 7 large cans in her spice rack. Wow! I use it every day but don't have 7 cans. I didn't know South Floridians used Old Bay. U Da Man Old Bay!

Gary, Baltimore Maryland

You can't have a Baltimore tattoo leg without the Old Bay!

Patsy, The Woodlands Texas

I couldn't decide between the Old Bay Lemon & Herb or the Garlic & Herb so I bought both and mixed them together. Yumm! Perfect blend for all seafood. I won't buy anything else now.

Dave, Pasadena Maryland

I fly mid and high power rockets with a club, and I just had to build "The Old Bay Daddy!" Its an Estes Big Daddy Rocket kit aptly renamed!

keith lewis, wilmington North Carolina

Fire up the grill. grab sum chicken leg quaterspull the skin back shake on sum old bay. Throw. em. on for a while. get ur shrimp on a skewer a shake. Sum old bay on em. grill em . drink a cold one. and watch tthe horizon grow dim on masonboro ils..

Bill Starke, wilmington North Carolina

Summertime memories - feelings, sights, sounds, smells, and tastes - live on in my kitchen and on my truck year round.

Bill Starke, Wilmington North Carolina

The memories and smells of summer live on year round in my kitchen and on my truck!

Rick, Huntingtown Maryland

Talked my favorite chicken wing restaurant in North Carolina to make Old Bay Wings. They are the new favorite on the menu.

Tammy Perry, Severn Maryland

Everything, but the most popular is our famous Maryland Crabs :-) nothing compares around the world to our blue crab!

Anne, Niceville Florida

A visitor/family tradition is their 1st meal at our house is fresh gulf shrimp boiled in Old Bay, red skin potatoes & corn on cob. Easy, quick and very tasty!! Served with plenty of extra Old Bay.

Amelia Heilmann Skinner, Flint Texas

My father would take me to a second floor building overlooking the harbor and purchase Old bay from a old man. He would put it in a small unmarked cardboard box. It was about 10 pounds. I was about 5 or six yrs old I am 77.. Still love it and use it. Have it sent from Balto

Dan, Hallieford Virginia

Even the crabs enjoy a cold one with, well, crabs.

Dan, Hallieford Virginia

The best crabs know the best seasoning.

Chris, Townsend Delaware

I use Old Bay on just about everything! It all started back in middle school, where they set out Old Bay as an alternative for salt on french fries. After that I was hooked. Plus the fact that Old Bay is local to me!

Lori Therwanger, Columbia, MD Maryland

I had never tasted crabs in New Jersey even though there was an abundance of them. However, when I moved to Maryland I finally got myself into crabs which was kinda hard because of their looks. Now I love them cover with Old Bay. Old Bay sold me on them.

Sue Rudick, Port St. Lucie Florida

I love Old Bay. I am originally from Baltimore and Old Bay( we called it "O Bay" is a staple that I used on seafood, tuna fish and especially potato salad. I have a Ravens can that my sister sent to me.

Mike, Forest Hill Maryland

Old Bay on corn-on-the cob! Old Bay in a cool summer macaroni salad a la Gunnings Restaurant receipe! Old Bay in a Bloody Mary! Old Bay on a tuna/cheese melt!

Alyssa, Baltimore Maryland

Old Bay has always been a part of my life, it defines Marylands seafood and gives pride to Baltimore. I love Old Bay so much that I made a Halloween costume for 2012 and just went as a can of Old Bay. It was a hit.

Mary Beth, Riverdale Delaware

I was making deviled eggs for a picnic and realized I had no paprika....uhoh! What to do - reached for my favorite seasoning and sprinkled them liberally with Old Bay! Everyone loved them and there is no worry about 'how long' they are out in the sun! They disappear before that is ever a concern!

Mary, Weatherford Oklahoma

Is Old Bay like what use to be Chesapeake Bay Style Seafood Seasonings? Because it was the best in my crab dip. Can't find it anymore.

Peter Catal, Venice Florida

What ever happened to Better Batter, I've been searching the planet for it, non-stop.

Kendra, Rockville Maryland

We shipped Maryland blue crabs to South Carolina for a family party before my daughter's wedding and took two cans of Old Bay with us on the trip to make sure we had enough!

Dennis, Chesterfield Virginia

Try some Old Bay when you are grilling steaks. I would never have thought to put it on steaks but it is great.

Julio Gonzalez, Austin Texas

I poured approximatley 6 tbl spoons of old bay into a black womans butt and ate it out over the christmas holiday. It added wonderful flavour and masked the taste of butt.

Wendy, Baltimore Maryland

We put Old Bay on our deviled eggs instead of paprika! My son and husband took it with them when they went to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM this past summer. They introduced other scouts from around the country to what we in MD have been enjoying all our lives!

John Haugland, Houston Texas

My family found 20 tins of OLD BAY in our pantry when we moved into our house. In 6 years, we are are down to our last tin. I have made it my mission to find more OLD BAY in stores. Thank you for giving me 6 glorious years.

Chuck, sykesville Maryland

I put Old Bay on Old Bay!

Sandy, Accokeek Maryland

Old Bay is "the" spice in our family even take it with us to restaurants.

Mark, Cambridge Maryland

Just found new way to steam corn: Put whole ear (husk and all) into microwave for 4 minutes (per ear). Remove husk (carefull it's hot!) and all the silk comes right off! The cob is perfectly clean and ready for a healthy dose of Old Bay!

Karen, Owings Mill Maryland

It's a Balmer thing Hon, Old Bay on everything ! Why top a Deviled Egg with just Paprika- in Balmer, we top it with OLD BAY ! They are the first thing to go at cookout's and parties and they are always "By request " .

Nick, Mechanicsville Maryland

I put Old Bay on everything. Everything. Just created "Old Baycon." Thick-cut sliced bacon bake on a sheet pan at 350 for 8 minutes and covered in Old Bay. Flip, add more Old Bay and set to broil. Watch carefully so it does not burn. Enjoy!

Rose, Baltimore Maryland

I love old bay on everything. From crabs to chicken, pasta, soups, salads and veggies. Great on grilled silver queen corn in the summer. I always have Old Bay and now the flavored Old Bays at my house. Love the Lemon Herb and The Garlic and Herb. Taste great with a hint in a Bloody Mary.

DEE, brentwood Maryland

I did not have any crab meat, so I used canned chicken(drained) to make "mock Crabcakes" I fixed them the same as crabcakes, I fried my slowly till just browned. , use the Old Bay Recipe, what a treat, we loved them. will fix them again,


I moved to Austin in 1979 from Baltimore. At that time you could not purchase Old Bay 'down here'. my care packages from home always included Old Bay...shipped 1500 miles by my mother. She is gone now so it's a good thing I can buy Old Bay at the grocery store. Love my Old Bay!

Sally, Baltimore Maryland

I love Old Bay so much that I got a "tattoo" to show my Baytriotism!

Carol Mullins, Edgewood Maryland

A family member did not like pickles so I had to come up with another idea. Added Old Bay to Tuna fish to come up with a new Tuna Salad Recipe.

Cyndy, Phoenix Maryland

My daughter has been living in Europe for the past year. Her brother is visiting her and had to bring a can of Old Bay for her.

Marianne, Around Bmore Maryland

There isn't a time in my life when I don't remember Old Bay being there! And I'm over 40!! It's as much a part of my home as my family. Best way to enjoy it is licking it off of hot, steamed crabs! But I use it in everything!

Jo Anne Andrew, Easton Maryland

Our daughter, an Eastern Shore native who lives in Truckee, Ca, is being married at the Maritime on July 22. She wants small prepackaged Old Bay as part of the favors to complement her shore wedding. If they exist, the pictures will come later.

Daniel, Rising Sun Maryland

I put it on everything, I mean EVERYTHING, ice cream (yeah, sounds gross but it's not bad) popcorn, everything!

Sal, Virginia Beach Virginia

Fat Philly's in Norfolk, VA uses Old Bay seasoning with some pepper to spice up his French Fries. It is nothing short of fantastic.

Matt, Middletown Maryland

Not only do I like my crabs covered in Old Bay, I also HAVE to have a big pile of Old Bay poured onto the table to smother the crab meat itself in.

Charyle, Fort Worth Texas

Where can I purchase this stuff? Can't seem to find a store that carries it. This is Texas and Texans don't know squat about good food (I am not from here). Their Mexican food, BBQ both suck!

john martin, Auckland New Zealand Maryland

Having been to Maryland many times and loving the crab cakes, I have been missing that extra kick in my seafood. I can now get back to the good old days as Old Bay has come to the shores of New Zealand. God bless Old Bay and God bless America

Pam, Fredericksburg Virginia

Shrimp! Must have it in boiled spiced shrimp. Old Bay, pickling spice, vinegar and water, delicious. Lemon and Herb on Salmon, with lemon juice, bake or grill. Garlic and Herb on red potato wedges roasted on the grill. Spray thoroughly with olive oil, sprinkle Old Bay. The list is endless!

Ron, Dover Delaware

I use Zesty Italian dressing,garlic,an onion powder, worchestershire, and old Bay, plus a little crushed red pepper. Marinade over night. grill it.. It's excellent on chicken or pork. I've done pork roast and chops this way, and any kind of chicken YMMM.. GOOD.


In a bowl put Old bay and mayo, mix together then roll small red potatoes in mixture. Spray pan with Pam. Cook at 350 in oven till tender about 35 minutes. My family loves them

Susan, Holly Springs North Carolina

Old Bay on everything ~ pizza, corn on the cob, chix salad ~ oh - tomato sandwiches with mayo on white bread! - I so miss those hot steamed crabs....from Towson, MD....I always make my shrimp with beer and Old Bay - now, my friends make it that way too!

Sarah, Nags Head North Carolina

Love Old Bay on fries! We call them seasoned fries, but I've heard them called crab fries too.

Angela, New Market Maryland

I put Old Bay on my egg & veggie sausage sandwich in the mornings & always always put it on grilled cheese sandwiches! It's really good in tomato juice, too!

Bob, Springfield Virginia

Preparing turkey for Thanksgiving, I realized I had no paprika! I found the Old Bay tin and read the ingredients. Using the chicken marinade recipe (but substituting butter for oil) I popped the bird in the oven 30 minutes ago. Bet this will be a great tasting bird!

Phil M., Baltimore Maryland

Born and lived in Baltimore my entire life. The distinctive can has been in the pantry my entire life. From the breakfast table of sausage and eggs to the late night pizza, the can is out. Have tried other pricey competitors but nothing says spicy like Old Bay, hon.

Dan, Timonium Maryland

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Glen, Hunt Valley Maryland

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Dan Slattery, Timonium Maryland

I put it on Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

trae, frederick Maryland

i was born and raised in baltimore..on the oposite side of my arm there is a blue crab and a 70s cartoon style oriole bird tattooed on my arm

Sara, Midlothian Virginia

I am currently living in Rome, Italy and I made my mom ship me Old Bay Seasoning because I forgot to pack it in my bag. The shipping was more expensive than the product but it was worth it. I love having a piece of home when I am so far away!

Bonnie, Baltimore Maryland

I'm a Maryland girl, old bay to us is like salt to everyone else. Carry it everywhere I go to "Spinkle"

Danielle, Frederick Maryland

I can remember going to Ocean City during the summer and passing by where they made Old Bay. I use Old Bay on everything from seafood (of course) to popcorn to eggs...the list is endless!

Barbara, Lothian Maryland

Ok, Im 51, and have been hooked my whole life! I carried Old Bay to Jr. and High School with me in a little medicine bottle. Now many years later, I have a bottle of Old Bay at work and sprinkle it on everything. Ok, yes, I still wet my finger, dip it and hmmmm!

JD, Black Mountain North Carolina

Ever since I was a little guy Old Bay has been a tradition in our family, it's like seafood was made for it! Last year's Thanksgiving was shrimp and blue crab. Who needs turkey and stuffing when you've got Old bay?

Brandon, Essex Maryland

I've lived in Maryland all my life. If a seafood restaurant ain't got Old Bay on the table or brought with the meal, I won't eat there because I know that's NOT real Maryland eatin'!

Sarah, westminster Maryland

When I was pregnant, all I wanted was Old Bay, on EVERYthing! I was even gifted two 24oz packs at my baby shower. My love of the seasoning continues today and now my two year old eats popcorn (generously sprinkled of course with old bay) right along with me.

Marcus, Oklahoma City Oklahoma

I used to use my spice rack when I cooked now I use Old Bay seasoning on everything. I even sprinkle Old bay on my kettle corn just for the spicy sweet combo. I would have to say what makes me a fan is that I don't even use a saltshaker anymore. Just Old Bay.

Jay, Clayton North Carolina

We love it, that's why we are here. Tried something new this fall. I love roasted pumpkin seeds. They needed a little kick, bring out the Old Bay. Highly recommended!

Debbie Howard, Baltimore Maryland

My auntie moved from Baltimore to Florida some years ago- before they sold Old bay there, we would send her a case of it for Christmas present. We put Old Bay on everything here -but my secret is that i put it in my tuna fish- all the kids want me to make thier sandwiches!

Nancy, PARAGUAY & South County Maryland

I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay. I've had Old Bay sent down to me twice! Especially on days when I eat only organ meat, it is so wonderful being able to get back to my casa and cook some popcorn or french fries with Old Bay!!

Nancy, PARAGUAY & South County Maryland

I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay. I've had Old Bay sent down to me twice! Especially on days when I eat only organ meat, it is so wonderful being able to get back to my casa and cook some popcorn or french fries with Old Bay!!

James Walker, Raleigh North Carolina

I tried the Old Bay shrimp steamers when I was in Maryland a few months ago. It was great, my guests could not get enough of these tender juicy shrimp. When I got home to Raleigh, it was rally hard to find the product, so I went on-line and ordered a quantity to have on hand.

Jake, Silver Spring Maryland

Old Bay + Buffalo sauce = the best wings ever. Old bay is a necessity, I have worked at a pizza place for years and Old Bay goes on my pizza, my fries and my chicken wings. Its the best spice ever!

Lynda McMillen, Harrisonburg Virginia

Here is a link to my blog post about using Old Bay Seasoning to roast pumpkin seeds. We love Old Bay!

Joshua, Pasadena Maryland

I am a soldier deployed to Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait and i had my wife and mother send me some OLD BAY to the desert. I now can put my favorite spice on everything and make it taste like a little slice of my Maryland home

James Posey, Covington Tennessee

I love Old Bay so much that I want a t-shirt with the front of the can on it, XXL please. Know where I can buy one?

Missy, Charlotte North Carolina

I was born and raised in Annapolis, MD and was also raised on Old Bay. My parents say they used to give me a crab claw to suck on in my baby swing as a baby! I love to dunk my raw carrots in it..People used to think I was crazy around here but....Not anymore - they love it too!

Jason cox, Arnold Maryland

To solve my home sickness at college out in California I cook myself my favorite sandwich, turkey with mustard and lettuce on two slices of white bread but for a little kicker I sprinkle old bay on it to remind me of home and all the crabs I could be eating.

Elva, Sykesville Maryland

No matter where I eat crabs they never have enough Old Bay seasoning on them. So I order an extra cup full. I then can dip the meat & enjoy. I also use the seasoning for frying everything and in all meat salads.

David Rubin, Baltimore Maryland

I bought a can of Old Bay with 1133 servings on New Years day. Its now mid July and I just finished it this morning. If Old Bay made a shirt with the can on front and the nutrition facts table on the back, it would be my go-to shirt.

JEB, Rising Sun Maryland

I eat it on every thing from cucumbers to ice cream

Alex, Severna Park Maryland

It's pretty common here to go places where french fries are served with Old Bay already on them. In my family though we docter them up with a little white vinegar and ketchup for dipping. GOTTA have the Old Bay on 'em though. Wouldn't be the same without it.

Will, PF Maryland

Old BAY and Baseball..... Thats What Maryland Does

Janice, Leesburg Virginia

My husband & I go to Tilghman Island whenever I have a craving for an Old Bay seasoned crab cake!!

Joe, Virginia Beach Virginia

There is nothing like Old Bay around the rim of your glass filled with a spicy hot Bloody Mary

Betty, Baltimore Maryland

I season my chicken up with Old Bay and then I fry it. It's the best fried chicken. Also works well when you boil chicken with it. I just love my Old Bay it goes well on all meats and veggies.

RON, DEERCROFT North Carolina


Ellen LEgge, Reedville Maryland

Down in the Northern Neck, they have a huge all you can eat crab dinner at the local deli. I have never missed one since i was born! We also make grilled shrimp: olive oil, lemon juice, and OLD BAY!! skewer them and put them on the grill! PERFECTION thanks to my favorite spice Old Bay!

Scott, Baltimore Maryland

If it's not sweet, I put Old Bay on it! Really!

Andrea, Apollo Beach Florida

17 year ago my family & I were talking about moving from B-more to FL. When we went down to check things out I had to go to the grocery stores to make sure I could get Old Bay or I wasn't moving. I put it in or on just @ everything!

Steve, Towson Maryland

Old Bay plays Cornhole

keith, charlotte hall Maryland

growing up in southern maryland i grew up eating blue crabs with plenty of old bay, season salt,apple cider vinegar,and butter.And we always made certain we had this during Redskins games when all the family got together to watch the game.

Rob, Baltimore Maryland

Old bay + Ramen and hot dogs is awesome

Chris, ashton Maryland

There are far less things out there that OLD BAY is not good on then things that IT IS good on! Its good on literally everything! If you are from Maryland and don't like OLD BAY you get deported to another state.

Allen Grant, Baton Rouge Louisiana

I have been battling the crab boilers for 9 years while in exile down in Louisiana. As much as I try. I can't convince folks to even try the goodness that Old Bay and kosher salt bring to the succulent meat of our beautiful swimmers.

David , Jarrettsville Maryland

just look at the picture, done a week ago at Daddy Dice Tattoo's in Bel Air, MD.

wes, southern Maryland

Love it on my maryland blue crabs! mix it in a bowl with apple cider vinegar and butter. Use to carry it in my backpacks when i was in high school! A lot of time i just tilt the head back and dump the stuff in my mouth! haha

Debbie, Eastern Shore Maryland

I eat OLD BAY on everything, and I mean EVERYTHING. OLD BAY ALL THE WAY!!!!

James Rouse, Jupiter Florida

I am from Baltimore now living in Florida and everytime I miss my old city I sprinkle some Old Bay on anything I eat! Nothing is better than Old Bay on seafood no matter where you are!!!

Joe, Baltimore Maryland

I love old bay soooooo much that i used it on everything i cook. One person that i cooked a dish for said the one thing making this shrimp disappear is the old bay without old bay i wouldnt be making money.

Greg, Lutherville Maryland

I attend college in NY.I take Old Bay with me every semester.I take it to the dining hall & put it on my food all the time.Guys @ my table now use it.They are New Yorkers & have never tasted Old Bay before.They use it all the time now.It makes our food edible. THANKS!

Jamie, Tarpon Springs Florida

I use Old Bay on just about everything. I think Old Bay should be put in little packets (just like sugar or salt) and be placed on every restaurant table. Then I could grab a packet and season my food to perfection at any given time. Love it, Old Bay is in my veins!!

Jamie, Tarpon Springs Florida

I use Old Bay on just about everything. I want to see Old Bay put in little packets (just like sugar) and be placed in every restaurant on the table. When I go out to eat I want it right there on the table so I can rip it open and season my meal to perfection!!! Love it, Old Bay is in my veins!!!

Paul, Longview Texas

Frogmore stew is the best comfort food in the world. To top that take some saltine crackers put a dollop of coleslaw on and sprinkle with Old Bay and you have a the worlds greatest appetizer for frogmore stew.

KC , Royal Oak Maryland

A picture is worth a 1,000 words!!! I have more

KC , Royal Oak Maryland


Robert, Richmond Virginia

I love Old Bay! It sits on my kitchen table and is a favorite on pizza and tuna mac. It's great on mashed potatoes, rice and even broccoli!

kc, Royal Oak Maryland

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kc, Royal Oak Maryland

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john, allover Maryland

i was on a 15 month deployment in Iraq with the army; i had only 2 requests when i was over there. 1.) letters from home 2.) old bay (big can)- was in Qatar where they had crab pots

john, savannah Georgia

We are from Maryland. My wife was pregnant and craved crabcakes. They don't have an abundance of blue crab down here so i set out on a dock chicken-necking until i got about 1/4 bushel. Steamed them in OLD BAY and added alittle more to the cakes. Mmm Mmm

Susan, Baltimore Maryland

I'm originally from southern Ohio and moved to Baltimore 6 years ago. Didn't take me long after my move to learn about blue crabs and Old Bay. Since that initial taste, I've found that old bay is wonderful on pizza, french fries etc.

Hannah, Rockville Maryland

I put it on bagels, on popcorn, on fries, on seafood(of course!) meat, corn!, potatoes, tomatoes, so yummy. In all my seventeen years of life I haven't tasted a better seasoning. I've written poems to Old Bay, I'm in love with it.

Paula , Waldorf Maryland

Our family has been eating crabs since the day I was born. We have passed this tradition on 2 more generations. We have an Old Bay t-shirt that has been around a long time. It is become seasoned throughout the years. Gonna put out a 70th anniv.???

Angie, Baltimore Maryland

Ditto, Patti! Old Bay and eggs were made for each other!

Margaret, Matthews North Carolina

For the first time in my life (I am 73) I entered a cooking contest!! The main flavor ingredient is my beloved Old Bay seasoning. It's on the Frenchs site under frugalmaggie (baked fish).

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY GoBot Robot

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

It's you know where your OLD BAY is?

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY FISHING LURE...of all the fishing lures that we make and sell, the OLD BAY lures are the most popular in the land of pleasant living.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY BUNNY SHAKE AND BAKE ...your kids will be saying, "AND I HELPED TOO".

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah LIberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY HON CONTEST...I need a lot of practice for my OLD BAY HON Hairdo.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY has been an effective, doctor recommended topical treatment for ringworm for humans and pets for years.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY WINE...produced in the land of pleasant living. With this wine you will experience the savory blend of 12 spices as you breathe in the bouquet and the taste pirouetting across the tongue.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY TRAVEL...usless you like to get stripsearched, it is best to have your OLD BAY can in your checked baggage. Pack a small stash in your carry-on baggage in a plastic bag just in case your luggage gets lost.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY TIME SAVER...put a couple of tablespoons of OLD BAY into your grated cheese. It will save you valuable time when using it on pizza, popcorn, vegetables and soup.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY CAN MANICURE...this is the perfect manicure for attending a crab feast. The pointed nails made of metal can really dig in and get every bit of crab in all of the nooks and crannies.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose OLD BAY...I have always used the lids of the OLD BAY cans as coasters to protect the fine antiques that have been passed down through the family.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

GREEN OLD BAY...when your OLD BAY can is empty, fill it with water and put it in your freezer. You always want your freezer as full as possible to save energy.

Sophie Schildhause, Jacksonville Florida

I'm originally from Baltimore, and I cannot remember the first time I had OLD BAY. I assume I was very young. I put it on EVERYTHING! I put it in Fresca soda, which really wasn't bad. Today I tried pineapple and salmon and it's so GOOD! I have always loved OLD BAY.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY INCOGNITO...this is one of the many ways that I have brought OLD BAY into restaurants where it is not used or served.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

The only difference between being in a rut and a grave are the dimensions. OLD BAY 2009

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY BRACELET...this colorful stylish bracelet will work well in any business atmosphere dress code... formal business, corporate casual, casual Fridays and for the dinner party later in the evening. Let your colleagues and clients know where your fashion sense is.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

HAIRBALL DISINTEGRATOR...OLD BAY can safely and efficiently deslime trichobezoar so that they can be swept away within minutes. The savory OLD BAY aroma actually makes the chore pleasant.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Batteries...$30.00 Cans of OLD BAY...$12.00 Taking over 100 pictures of OLD BAY for 70 days...USELESS.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY is part of my beauty routine everyday.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY TEETH GRILLZ...made from recycled OLD BAY cans these grillz are lead free, hand made, removable and one size fits all. The excellent workmanship is noticed immediately.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

“Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends”...OLD BAY

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY CANDLE HOLDERS...I have always repurposed my used OLD BAY cans for romantic candle holders for my dinner parties on the patio.



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Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY DE-ICER...OLD BAY comes in handy for those icey spots when Grandma visits.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY BEEF internet sales of beef jerkey went through the roof when I added the land of pleasant living OLD BAY flavor.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY CAN CHICKEN...using a repurposed empty OLD BAY can, remove red plastic top, fill with your favorite adult beverage and add two tablespoons of OLD BAY. Place can into chicken cavity and bake at 400 for 75 minutes.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always have added a quarter cup of OLD BAY to ashtrays because of its extinquishing properties and the pleasant aroma minimizes the smoke and foul odors.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Repurposed OLD BAY CAPS help to keep the birds away from my prize winning Virginia tobacco.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

LIQUID OLD BAY...due to popular demand, now OLD BAY comes available in a liquid form with a convenient pour and spray dispenser.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY PEPPER SPRAY has become part of my self defense equipment and it's great in Chili too.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Upcycled OLD BAY cans make keeping my prize tomatoes off of the ground easy.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY GUITAR PICKS...the popularity of my OLD BAY metal guitar picks has soared. The thin metal produces exactly the sound that bluegrass pickers want.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY photographed at the potato swirl counter at the OLD FIDDLERS' CONVENTION in Galax, Virginia on August 8, 2009.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY SANDPAPER...I have always made my own sandpaper when finishing my fine furniture, OLD BAY has been my favorite for a medium grit abrading particle and it smells good too.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY heavy duty mailbox flag replacements (patent77664) have Post Office approval.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

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OLD BAY LEVELERS...I have found that the lids of the OLD BAY cans with its large diameter base support has proven to be tough, rugged, and dependable in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

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OLD BAY... 9 1/2 Weeks

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

When preparing my all natural tobacco for shipment to my customers, the most popular flavor is a secret recipe of honey, Tennessee Whiskey and OLD BAY.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

My OLD BAY necklaces and bracelets did not sell so well for some reason?

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY PIN CUSHIONS..because of such a high demand I have had to outsource the productions of the pin cushions to a group of Ohio Amish woman.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES...I have always used repurposed OLD BAY cans as an economical and fireproof way to protect my valuable possessions and papers.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY TARGETS...Used OLD BAY cans are excellent to use for target practice and get a thumbs up by the metal target enthusiasts.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY salon uses OLD BAY as a soaking agent and a gentile exfoliant applied with a pumice stone to remove dead skin, corns and callouses. The secret blend of spices contain a patented toe cheese inhibitor.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always recycle the oil that I use from frying all of those crabcakes and save it in the OLD BAY cans before taking it to the biodiesel plant for transesterification. Who would have guessed that my crabcakes would be responsible for getting children to school?

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always have used OLD BAY cans to pound my meat. The results have always been beyond my expectations.

Bela Musina, Marietta Georgia

I was born with Old Bay in my mouth. Well not really, but I really do not have a memory when I first tasted this concoction of spices since my parents were lovers of it before my birth. I have successfully passed on this obsession to my kids.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY CARDIO WEIGHTS..I always repurpose my OLD BAY cans by filling them with sand and using them for weights. They are just the perfect size for walking too!

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Leave a can of OLD BAY on a window sill and you will be amazed at all of the beautiful wildlife it attracts because of its seductive aroma.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Found this on the internet. It was awesome. Nate recreated something that he had at a restaurant.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY Air Fresheners...when you pick up your next client you will be glad you did.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Philosophical OLD BAY...People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Maryland State Flower...Black Eyed Susans. Maryland State Spice...OLD BAY.

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Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Just shake me, don't beat me like a red headed step child.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

You can sleep with a blonde, you can sleep with a brunette, but you'll never get any sleep with a red head.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY Pooper Scooper...When Fluffy and I take our morning walk to the park, instead of expensive messy bags or shovels, I always upcycle my used OLD BAY cans for K-9 cleanup duty.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Blonds are noticed, but redheads are never forgotten.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

FAMOUS REDHEADS...Kate Winslet, Lucille Ball, Conan O'Brien, OLD BAY, Julianne Moore, Ron Howard, Reba McEntire, Kathy Griffin, Susan Sarandon and Carrot Top.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY LIP BALM...Why pay hundreds of dollars for expensive lip augmentation and creams when you can get the same full, voluptuous, teasing, pouty lips like you have been to a 5 hours crab feast.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Would you like a little OLD BAY hon?

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have found that recycled OLD BAY cans make excellent pluviometers to gather and measure the amount of liquid precipitation that frequent my residence.

Tom, Pasadena Maryland

Old Bay on Deviled Eggs, Yum the best.... Old Bay on sweet white Corn on the cob.... can't get much better than that!!!!

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

You can't be too careful with your stash of OLD BAY.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always recycle my used OLD BAY cans for birdhouses and feeders. In the spring place them in shady places anywhere. The many different sizes available can accomodate many different kinds of birds and OLD BAY cans do not have the toxic plastic material Bisphenol A (BPA) inside them.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

“For richer or poorer, for better or worse, in sickness and in health… I will love, honor and OLD BAY thee all the days of our lives.”

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY...Worth fighting over.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Recent signs of OLD BAY gangs do not have police alarmed.

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Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OCOBD...Obsessive Compulsive OLD BAY Disorder...No known cure, signs include red colored teeth and fingers, using OLD BAY in all recipes, and hiding cans of OLD BAY from friends and family.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have recycled my OLD BAY cans by filling them with water and turning it into a green money making machine for my friends and neighbors.It helps to conserve about 365 gallons of water a year. Now ,they think about me everytime they flush.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Dirty Cooking....NOBODY puts OLD BAY in a corner.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY have been an excellent environmentally friendly way to keep deer away from my prize winning perennials. The savory spices and hot pepper keep the deer and their delicate palates at bay.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have found OLD BAY to be an excellent all natural organic treatment in my crabgrass management program instead of using toxic pre-emergent herbicides.

Matthew, Stafford Virginia

Down here in Virginia its hard to find people who know the power that OLD BAY can do for a food. So for my grooms cake I knew what I wanted.

Kyle, Baltimore Maryland

I attended a party which became an Old Bay party, where everything had Old Bay in or on it. Some of the surprisingly good concoctions were Old Bay on German chocolate cake, cottage cheese and last, but not least, the Baltimeister- Jagermeister w/Old Bay

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I love to give OLD BAY sachets as gifts. They give all of your closets and drawers that fresh seafood scent.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY PATCH...many times I have had to use an OLD BAY patch when I was in areas that did not have OLD BAY available.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have found that equal parts of BAKING SODA and OLD BAY is an effective formula for when my cat is skunked. It nutralizes the odors without water which as you know cats do not like. Your cat will be smelling like new in no time.

Fayette , Lewes Delaware

A refreshing way to enjoy OLD BAY After a big batch of crabs of course seasoned well with Old Bay..we take a dip in the pool and play on our Old Bay Tubes Thank You Old Bay for many years of pleasures Your a Spice of life

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Everyday I go out to the garden and pick a fresh OLD BAY Zuchinni Cake. MMMMMM

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

We peons, who can not afford BACKFIN LUMP CRABMEAT, make delicious OLD BAY Zuchinni Pancakes and feel just as special.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

You can recycle used OLD BAY cans by filling them with cement and using them as chocks when you work on your vehicles.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

An OLD BAY can can be recycled by filling it with cement and using it as a chock for when working on the car.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

My family likes to keep a can of OLD BAY in the outhouse. Just a couple of shakes in the commode and the place is smelling like a cool bay breeze.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY cans make excellent bobbers.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY BONFIRE HOBO your favorite hobo meal recipe,add one teaspoon of OLD BAY, wrap in foil and put near heat source for 40 minutes. Delicious.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Why spend hundreds on expensive fragrances to deodorize your musty vacuum. Addne some OLD BAY to your vacuum after you empty it and stale odors will disappear in seconds. It will leave your home smelling clean and fresh almost like Mama had a pot of crab soup on the back burner.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Having my can of OLD BAY hanging on my rear view mirror says a lot about me.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Fried Green Tomatoes with OLD BAY: Slice the tomatoes into 1/4 - 1/2-inch slices. Sprinkle with OLD BAY. Dip in corn meal and fry in hot grease or oil about 3 minutes until golden on bottom. Gently turn and fry the other side. Serve as a side dish - delicious with breakfast!

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Nothing is better than an OLD BAY lei.

Klaus Heinz Mueller, Baden-Baden Maryland

I have come back to Germany from visiting friends in Maryland and love the Old Bay. Now I sprinkle a little in my fresh beer for flavor and to remember great crab eating.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia


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Susan Campbell Green, Coweta Oklahoma

I grew up in South Jersey, and my Mom would cook Maryland crabs in the biggest pot. She would then put OldBay in netting tied and place in the pot with the crabs scratching the side of the pot. What a memory!

jack, Baltimore Maryland


Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY Cans are excellent to use as sprinkling cans for ironing. By using the earth friendly patented sprinkler device on the you can use H2O instead of using expensive and toxic chemicals that are in spray starches such as stacarboxymethylcellulossodium,cellulose and preservatives.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY MACGYVER STIRFRY...take whatever you have in the refrigeratore, sprinkle on OLD BAY and like magic you are a freaking genius in the kitchen.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always use OLD BAY cans for my broken windows to let in a cool breeze and to stop the windows from coming down and smashing little hands. They are just the perfect size.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OXIBAY...I have found that an equal amount of your favorite laundry detergent and OLD BAY makes an excellent scrub and along with a stiff toothbrush it can remove the toughest of stains.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Recycled OLD BAY cans are excellent to use to fine tune the reception with the new digital antennas.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have found OLD BAY to be a great accelerant. By adding one cup of OLD BAY to my trash fires or barbecues, it saves me valuable time starting my fires quickly and safely.

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DeborahLiberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY FENG SHUI THe middle square of the Feng Shui Baqua Map suggests that you should place yellow items around your house to remind you of stability, security, peace and happiness.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY DOUCE...for that fresh as a daisy feeling.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

The OLD BAY COLONIC HYDROTHERAPY is an all natural, doctor recommended,alternative treatment for occasional irregularity.

Alex, Annapolis Maryland

I went to college up in Saratoga Springs, NY and couldn't find Old Bay most anywhere. So I brought a can from home and kept it in my backpack to bring to the dinning hall and share with everyone. I can't travel without it.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always put OLD BAY onto my fly strips. The flys are attracted immediately to the savory herbs and spices and it makes them smell good too.

Anne, Georgetown South Carolina

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Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I like to add a can of OLD BAY to my septic system once a month. I have did it for years and have never had a probelm.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always have a can of OLD BAY in my refrigerator "opened" to absorb odors and give it that fresh OLD BAY smell.

Jack, Arbutus Maryland

Old Bay on Cantaloupe, What a treat!!!!!



Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always recycle my used OLD BAY cans. Filling them with sand makes a great doorstop.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY INFUSED OLIVE OIL Heat one cup of virgin olive oil to 140 degrees. Add OLD BAY. Strain through cheese cloth or coffee filter. Put into pretty bottles and give as gifts or sell for $12.00. Great with bread sticks or salads.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

No kidding, this was a staple at my house the day before payday. SOS, Sh*& on a shingle with a vegetable, mostly kale, and OLD BAY on a piece of white bread. It was delicious.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAYQUIL. Adding one tablespoon of OLD BAY makes the medicine go down.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always add one tablespoon of OLD BAY to my freshly picked flowers and it seems that they last forever.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have found that the small cans of OLD BAY are perfect for starting my zuchinni seeds. The can absorbs the sun and warms up the OLD BAY which is perfect for germination.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I have found OLD BAY to be an excellent rosin for my fiddle bow.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I like to put a tablespoon of Old Bay into my cat's litterbox every day. The blend of herbs and spices help to keep it smelling fresh. Sometimes I can close my eyes, take a deep breath and imagine that I am at a crab feast on Back River.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

When Gustav Brunn was a child his mother would make him breathe over a bowl of boiling potatoes with spices and herbs when he caught a cold. Gustav loved the taste and smell so much, that he decided to share it with the world.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

THE OLD BAY PREGNANCY TEST. I have been relying on the OLD BAY PREGNANCY TEST for years. You add one tablespoon of OLD BAY to your urine and if it turns BLUE you will be having a boy, if it turns PINK you will be having a girl. If it stays the same color, you are not pregnant.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always hand dye my Alpaca Yarns in beautiful tonal shades and I have found that OLD BAY gives me the lovely orange shade that onion skins, goldenrod, dandelion and carrot tops can not even come close to. My customers are raving.

Brian , Savannah Georgia

Take pizza dough and mix it with Old Bay. Roll into breadsticks or any shape and bake. They make the best breadsticks.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Green, Yellow and Blue Old Bay Earrings. I have been selling my recycled bottle cap and Old Bay can earrings all over the world on ebay. The response has been unbelievable. Just doing my part to save the environment.

MAB, Naples Florida

I spinkle Old Bay on my stone crabs for that good old Maryland taste !

Frank, Baltimore Maryland

I sprinkle it on my mouth protector before lacrosse games.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY BOILED PEANUTS GEORGIA STYLE. Buy a large amount of RAW peanuts. Combine in large pot, one cup of salt and one can of OLD BAY. Boil for 6 to 8 hours. They can find other instructions on

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Did you know that you can freshen up your husbands size 12 old stinky work boots with OLD BAY? Just put one tablespoon of OLD BAY into each boot at night and like magic the savory blend of herbs and spices will have those boots smelling like new again.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

ORGANIC BUG REPELLANT. Mix 2 Tablespoons of OLD BAY, 2 Tablespoons of soap, 2 Tablespoons of garlic and a quart of water in a quart mason jar.With a sponge, squeeze mixture all over plants and the soap will keep the hot peppers in the OLD BAY and garlic on the plants and keep the bugs away.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY FULCRUM LEVERAGE DEVICE. Another entry into the best Unconventional Uses of the Old Bay can. I have found that the Old Bay Fulcrum Leverage Device is just as good as ones that cost three times as much.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

OLD BAY TEQUILA SHOOTERS. You will need 1 1/2 oz. of tequila, a lemon wedge and Old Bay. Lick the back of your hand to hold the Old Bay, sprinkle generously. Now lick the Old Bay, drink the tequila then bite the lemon. Please drink responsibly.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Fill plastic bags halfway with water and one teaspoon of OLD BAY. The larger the bag the better. Attach the bags in front of doorways, around picnic tables, crabfeasts, or barbecues and they keep the flys away. This is an old Amish trick, you can Google it and it really works.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Another entry in to the Best Unconventional Uses of Old Bay. The Old Bay Mint Julep. Follow your favorite Mint Julep recipe and add Old Bay to the bag. This is not your Dad's Mint Julep!

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Did you know that used OLD BAY cans can be recycled? I use my old OLD BAY cans to attract hummingbirds to my hummingbird feeders. They love the bright red and yellow colors.

Eric, Parkville Maryland

Old Bay with Real Butter and Corn on the Cob, it doesn't get any better than this.

Ramon, Stevensville Maryland

I'm a local artist living on the Eastern Shore who loves Old Bay! I was recently inspired by the zesty spice of your product to create this very colorful Fine Art print. I call it "Old Bay with Spice" and is my tribute to the excellence this product.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Try making a soothing eye pillow filled with white rice and Old Bay that is heated for one minute in the microwave. When you feel a migraine coming on or to relieve tension place over eyes and breath in the lovely scent of Old Bay and dream about your next crab feast.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I like to incorporate Old Bay seasoning into my paints when I do my screenpainting. This way when you open your windows to let a breeze in and the sun warms up the screens, instead of smelling like diesel fuel from the buses on 33rd street it smells like you were downy ocean having crabs.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

We love Old Bay snuff, just a pinch between your cheek and gum. You can even make a spit can out of the Old Bay can. How cool is that?

Scott, Sanford Florida

Since I am a full time OLD BAY nut, a couple of years ago on my birthday my cousins surprised me with a AWESOME birthday cake that was made to look just like an OLD BAY can. It was even red velvet cake so it even looked like the seasoning.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I always put a little OLD BAY on the cheese in my rat traps to entice them. It gets them everytime.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

Old Bay Sun Tea Put one tea bag, sugar and one teaspoon of Old Bay into a pint Mason Jar. Set in sun for about an hour, add ice and you are good to go.

Deborah Liberatore, States Georgia

We love to put OLD BAY into our tea and coffee.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

My granddaddy likes to put OLD BAY into his moonshine for that little bit of extra kick.

Deborah Lee Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

My husband loves to put 1 tablespoon of Old Bay into his pipe tobacco. It drives the ladies crazy. They all begin to ask,"Where are the crabs?"

toni, parkton Maryland

I use Old Bay on popcorn.It tastes great.I also put it on Fried Chicken,Potato Salad and Macaroni Salad and I sprinkle it on just plain salted chips. I try it on almost anything.It tastes great.

Bear, Glen Burnie Maryland

I put Old Bay on corn on the cob & fresh Maryland tomatoes! My mouth's watering just thinking about it.

Marty, Havre de Grace Maryland

I'm from Maryland, and seafood w/o Old Bay is a meal gone far wrong. We are so proud of our local spice, we named our Rugby Team Old Bay for the tour we are doing this July to Saranac Lake NY. Come see us!!! North Bay Rugby over 35 year old side aka Old Bay.

Deborah Liberatore, Statesboro Georgia

I like to make Old Bay samiches on white bread wit maynaas when I'm downy ocean, hon.

Katie, Ft. Pierce Florida

We use OLD BAY on everything, but we will not eat french fries without seasoning them without some OLD BAY!



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Nathaniel, Bryson City North Carolina

I have put Old Bay on more things in in my life than anyone has put on anything ever. I would venture to say i have eatin Old Bay on more foods than not.

kain, myersville Maryland

Many of us like ranch dressing right? Add a little Old Bay to the ranch when you eat salad, fries or pizza. gotta love Old Bay!

Lisa, Winchester Virginia

I use it in everything. Its really good in sausage gravy!

Tim, Newnan Georgia

I love Old Bay on fries!

John , Vonore Tennessee

I love Old Bay on shrimp!



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Tim, Owings Maryland

I mix 1 tablespoon of Old Bay into hamburger meat to make 4 - 1/3 lb patties and then fire them up on the grill. You will not be disappointed I promise. My kids love this! Your kids will too!

james, jill Tennessee


Tim, Roswell Georgia

I love OLD BAY on shrimp and on chicken!

David, Murfreesboro Tennessee

I have enjoyed OLD BAY for over 20 years. Can never stop finding ways to sprinkle on many different plates. OLD BAY's possibilities are endless.

Jillian, Catonsville Maryland

I love Old Bay. I put it on everything; fries, salads, pasta, everything! I carry the small round shaker in my purse and take it everywhere I go.

Stephen, baton rouge louisiana

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Carolyn, Tampa Florida

I grew up in Baltimore, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. I remember all the crab feasts and this was a staple on mom and dad's table.

Debbie, mableton georgia

mix old bay seasoning with the flour used for fried chicken. The Old Bay gives the chicken a wonderful Eastern shore flavor and everyone loves it!

Dean'o, Saginaw Texas

Originally from Jessup/Laurel, Maryland, but now living in Texas -- I put Old Bay on everything, it's even good on vanilla ice cream.

DeAndrea Jordan, Houston Texas

My favorite way to use Old Bay is on Pan-seared or grilled salmon, grilled scallops as well as all fried seafood.....

stephen, baton rouge louisiana

i use it for boiled crabs, crawfish and shrimp.

C.J. Fay, Frederick Maryland

I use it on eggs, french fries, potato salad, corn on the cob, hash browns, chicken wings, baked potatoes, shrimp and of course blue crabs!

Charles, Baltimore Maryland

Old Bay sprinkled on freshly popped popcorn is the greatest.

Cindy, Lexington Kentucky

My family always requests my deviled eggs for parties - Old Bay is my secret ingredient!

Walter, Chester Maryland

Over cook, burn, light on fire, I dont care! Sprinkle some Old Bay on and it's fixed. Trust me I am the worlds worst cook but Old Bay saves the day!

Cindi, Brandon Florida

The OLD Crab Cake recipe is the best and I have used it for many years. I grew up on the bay in Baltimore and I know what true crab cakes should taste like. They need OLD BAY!

Thomas, Alexandria Kentucky

In addition to seafood, we love to grill chicken sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning.

John, Conowingo Maryland

Living at the top of the Chesapeake, we use Old Bay on everything the Bay and the farms around it provide. It's not the same without Old Bay.

Tom, Pasadena Maryland

I love to use the old bay crab cake package and follow the instructions for the crab imperial.... the family just fell in love with it....

Jesus, Wake Forest NC

Originally from Maryland, I use Old Bay for ALL of my seafood cooking. From steamed crabs, crab soup, salmon, even popcorn!

mitch, atlanta Georgia

I like it on burgers

ANN, martinsburg West Virginia

always add old bay to macaroni salad!!!add while frying potatoes&onions,unforgetable taste!!

Brandi, Dundalk Maryland

My newest Old Bay recipe...fresh or frozen tilapia filets spritzed with butter spray, sprinkled with Old Bay, and baked in the oven is healthy and delish!!

Nanette, Charlotte North Carolina

In a crab dip recipe.

ann, indiantown Florida

i love old bay i just about use this in everything

Megan , Bel Air Maryland

My boyfriend is English and in training for the Royal Marines. He brought Old Bay with him on a survival exercise!

Eric, Valley Alabama

I grew up with it as a Maryland boy: on fresh popcorn, scrambled eggs, in homemade tuna salad, on broiled shark steaks. Put away the salt and pepper!

Michael, Wheeling West Virginia

Raw vegetables with a cream cheese and OLD BAY Seasoning dip. And stuffed eggs, 'deviled' with OLD BAY!

Missy King, Buxton North Carolina

Everyone wants to know what my secret is for my yummy fried chicken. Well I season my chicken with Old Bay before I marinate it in buttermilk!

Mike, Baltimore Maryland

My own creation, "Maryland Grilled Cheese". Sprinkle the buttered sides of the bread with a lot of Old Bay before placing it onto the skillet....

Patti, Baltimore Maryland

I love Old Bay with eggs - either sprinkled onto scrambled eggs or on top of deviled eggs.

Sara, Eldersburg Maryland

I'm a vegetarian, but I still find plenty of ways to get my daily serving of Old Bay. My favorite is Old Bay potato chips dipped in peanut butter!

Carol, Atlanta Georgia

There isn't enough room to list all the foods that Old Bay makes better. Breadfast/Brunch, Lunch or Dinner it's the first seasoning I reach for.

Amanda, Rising Sun Maryland

On hard bolied eggs!! Or when we have a crab feast, put it on sliced tomatoes, corn on the cob, you name it!!

Jenny, Dallas Texas

I made my crabcakes last night for the first time and the Old Bay Seasoning made them perfect!

sarah, baltimore Maryland

MARYLAND blue crabs! steam them in beer NOT water, pour in tons of OLD BAY, and put newspaper ontop to keep the moisture in. thats the baltimore way!!

Jeff Whitehead, Towson Maryland

I put it on top of scrambled eggs and hash browns. I actually like the Lemon Herb blend a lot as well.

Lisa, Pasadena Maryland

I love Old Bay on spaghetti, tuna fish, popcorn, deviled eggs, etc.

robert elliott, baltimore maryland

i put it on hot silver queen corn, shrimp, eggs, english muffins, and last but not least, chesapeake bay blue crabs!!!!

Kevin, Bel Air Maryland

There's always cold pizza lying around at college so I spinkle Old Bay on the pizza then put it in the microwave for great tasting left overs.

Kim, Ridgeland South Carolina

Old Bay is a staple in my home. Use it on just about anything. But, my favorite thing to do is to rim a glass with lime and Old Bay for the best bloody mary.

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