Archive for July 14th, 2009

Look at what I recieved from Old Bay yesterday:


Old Bay is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year and in celebration of its birthday and the summer season, they offered a  “Basket of the Bay” gift that included, OLD BAY Seasoning, an OLD BAY Seafood Steamer bag, some great new OLD BAY-inspired recipes to try out and additional items perfect for the summer season.

 I have to try out some of the new recipes and share with the folks at Old Bay  how much we enjoyed them. Additionally, Old Bay is offering another gift bag to giveaway to readers – so you can also get a chance to try out the recipes that use OLD BAY. 

Please leave a comment at the end of this post if you would like them to send you the gift bag.  Of course your name has to be picked so make sure you leave a comment and I will let you know if you win.  You do NOT have to have a blog to win…anyone is welcome to try their chances at this great gift pack from Old Bay.

Are you ready for a terrific scallop recipe?  If you win the above giveaway, you’ll get the Old Bay seasoning for free to try in this recipe.

Old Bay Scallops Serves 3 – 4


  • 1lb large scallops, rinsed and dried
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 2 large shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/3 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • zest from 1 small lime
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • Juice from 1 lime




Heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the garlic and ginger and saute for 1 minute.  Add the shallots and red bell pepper and saute another 1 minute.  Turn the heat to high.  Add the scallops and saute for approximately 4 minutes.  Add the lime zest, Old Bay, lime juice and continue cooking for 1 minute. Plate the scallops and enjoy!

Remember…You do NOT have to have a blog to win…anyone is welcome to try their chances at this great gift pack from Old Bay. Leave a comment  and let me know you want to try Old Bay.  You will have until July 26th to leave a comment.



 Another great giveaway. Check out SWEET FOODS blog for this super giveaway. Three different prize options. Does it get much better?


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