Try this on homemade Old Bay seasoning recipe from scratch on french fries with malt vinegar. It's addicting.
Traditionally, this seafood seasoning is used for steamed crabs, but is now used for fish, potato salad, potatoes, and other vegetables. This would also make a great gift, along with some recipes.
HOMEMADE OLD BAY SPICE MIX FROM SCRATCH
2 TBS bay leaf leaves, ground
2 TBS celery salt
1 TBS dry mustard
2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp paprika (smoked or sweet)
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp ground mace
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp cinnamon
Combine all ingredients in an airtight jar, mix thoroughly.
Keep sealed until ready to use.
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.