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Heads up all my fellow Southerners (and East Coasters) you can get a deal right now on Old Bay Seasoning Collector Sets that are perfect for your own kitchen or to give as a gift.
Through Sunday you can get a set of Old Bay Seasonings plus a collectors tin, and other fun items for 35% off and free shipping. Any orders made by Sunday will arrive by Christmas!
To get the discount use code oldbayholiday at checkout.
There are two sets to pick from, so you can go big or even bigger! I went with small set above and shipped it came to $25.99 for everything after the discount code.
These makes a great gift basket all put together for you.
Want to put all that Old Bay to use?? This is our favorite recipe with it!!
Low Country Boil Recipe
I had never used Old Bay until we moved to South Carolina (almost 14 years ago now) and had our first Low Country Boil. This is everything delicious from the coast thrown into one giant pot with potatoes, corn and sausage. It’s become a tradition for us to have one night when we go to the beach in the summer and every New Years Eve.
For some of you this may be a favorite by another name: Seafood Boil, Shrimp Boil, Frogmore Stew (probably not many of you that know that name though). They are all similar. No matter what you put in, there is one thing that never varies… Old Bay Seasoning is a required element.
This is a very simple meal to cook, it’s all about the timing of when things go in.
For our Low Country Boil to feed 10 people:
5 lb of shrimp
5 lb of Sausage, cut into 3-4 in. sections
3 lb of small red potatoes
2 large onions, cut in half
10 ears of corn, cut in half
Old Bay Seasoning, 6 oz
- Start your water boiling in the biggest pot you have. We go with our turkey fryer pot and do this outside, but you can do it on the stove in a few pots if you need to.
- Add in half of the Old Bay Seasoning and onions when you start your water.
- After the water is boiling, add in your washed (not peeled) Red potatoes. Let it come back to a boil and go ahead and add in your corn cobs. We use frozen corn normally so it is best to put them in with the potatoes.
- Cook the potatoes until they are mostly done. This depends on the size of your potatoes, so test with a fork. You will have 6-7 more cooking minutes from here.
- Add Sausage. Bring the pot back to a boil.
- Lastly add in Shrimp and the rest of the Old Bay Seasoning and cook for 3-4 minutes max.
Drain off the water and pour everything out on big cookie pans or line the counter with newspaper. Dig in and eat!
We also like to save back (or have extra) Old Bay to sprinkle on everything before eating just for extra flavor. You can also have butter and cocktail sauce available for anyone that wants it.
This makes a ton of food, but you want leftovers. We could keep eating on it for days it’s so good!