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chickenbruiser Dec 20, 2010 01:30 PM

makin' crabcakes at Xmas and apparently need Old Bay seasoning according to my Baltimorian BIL's recipe... I'm in plateau area (no car) and don't really want to search far for it and I know I can make it myself but there's a bunch of things it that I don't really use...
any help would be appreciated

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    chickenbruiser Dec 22, 2010 05:44 AM

    Thanks all. I'll start with local fishmongers then head to La Mer if I can't find.
    BTW... is it any good?

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      SnackHappy Dec 22, 2010 05:54 AM

      La Mer or Old Bay?

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        chickenbruiser Dec 22, 2010 09:19 AM

        Old Bay??

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          SnackHappy Dec 22, 2010 09:36 AM

          It's not bad as far seasoned salts go. I'm not really a big fan of this type of product. I only bought it because people make such a big deal about it. I've tried it on fish, popcorn, in mayo based salads and some other random stuff and I've been pretty satisfied.

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      NeedRealBBQ Dec 21, 2010 06:01 PM

      Pecheur du Marche on Sources Blvd in West Island carries it

      1. porker Dec 21, 2010 05:42 PM

        I always load up when in the US and never really bought it here, but I do see it. I second the Douceurs du Marche at the Atwater Market (but only small tins, I think). Theres the New Waldman fish market on St. Laurent across from the Spanish Library you might wanna try (your neck of the woods?)

        1. spankyhorowitz Dec 21, 2010 10:13 AM

          Falero or any fish shop - also 5 Saisons.

          1. SnackHappy Dec 20, 2010 02:50 PM

            Most fishmongers have it. La Mer has it for sure.

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              Whygee Dec 21, 2010 11:35 AM

              I've seen it at Coralli.

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              eat2much Dec 20, 2010 02:02 PM

              Douceurs du Marche at the Atwater Market sells it

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                mammab Dec 20, 2010 01:45 PM

                Gidney's on Marcel Laurin and Henri Bourassa, in St. Laurent

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