Homemade Old Bay Seasoning

You can make Old Bay Seasoning at home with this recipe.

Yield: 20 servings
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  • 1 tablespoon(s) celery seed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) whole black peppercorns
  • 6 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) whole cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) mustard seed
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) mace
  • 1 dash(es) salt


  1. In a spice grinder or small food processor, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Grind well and store in a small glass jar or zip-top bag.
April 2011

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