OLD BAY: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO USE IT

I just requested a similar list from @thecomicswife who, as a Marylander, I am sure is much more qualified than I am to answer this, but this is what I know about Old Bae (ugh bad joke sry)
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    Old Bay is v near and dear to my heart
    When I was a poor college kid, I really got invested in seasonings because it could make even the shittiest freezer burned meal taste gourmet. Old Bay is basically an all-in-one seasoning that adds a lil kick to almost anything.
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    In short, Old Bay is a seasoning
    It's a mix of herbs including mustard, paprika, celery salt, bay leaf, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, mace, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, cardamom, and ginger, according to Wikipedia
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    It originated in Maryland and is mainly popular in the Mid-Atlantic region and the South
    I have only ever grocery shopped in this region (and Ireland) so I don't know how readily available it is elsewhere. But I know it wasn't easy to find when I lived in Galway, and when I finally tracked it down I cried.
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    It was developed and is still mainly used as a crab seasoning (which is why it's usually referred to as "Crab Spice/Seasoning" outside of the Old Bay region), but it is incredibly versatile.
    I love it because it's flavorful but not overly salty. It's kind of spicy/hot but not overwhelming. It's savory but not heavy. The Old Bay flavor profile has got SO much going on and it's honestly indescribable?
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    I put Old Bay on:
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    Crab πŸ¦€
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    Crab cakes πŸ¦€πŸ°
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    Popcorn🍿
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    French fries 🍟
    Chickies & Petes is the only place I will eat them though. If you ever come to Philly, they are a MUST.
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    Chicken πŸ”
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    Shrimp 🍀
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    Corn 🌽
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    Potatoes πŸ›
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    Salmon 🍣
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    Rice 🍚
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    Wings πŸ—
    Recipe from @thecomicswife
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    Omelettes 🌯
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    Broccoli 🌳
    Actually any vegetable tbh
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    Potato chips πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
    Also called "crab chips"
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    Spaghetti squash 🍠
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    Bloody Marys 🍹
    Jk I don't drink these but people do!
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    Deviled eggs 🍳
    Eggs make me gag but when I make them for my dad, I put Old Bay on 'em
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    Legit almost anything savory
    I'm sure I'm forgetting like a million things but I'm running out of emoji
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    And everything @thecomicswife put on her list