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Old Bay Fries?.. Oh, yeah!

Old Bay Fries

I like to “Old Bay” everything !  The more, the better!  This traditional Maryland spice blend spice brings summer on any time of year. It’s summer so I’m in an Old Bay frame of mind. These fries are  incredibly easy and will not disappoint you. I had bought a 4 pack of huge russet potatoes thinking that I would make some twice-baked potatoes as a side for an upcoming meal. However, I was absorbed on Pinterest  and noticed an oven fry recipe for potatoes. Hmmm……

I sliced each potato into 8 wedges and tossed them in an Old Bay and olive oil mixture.


I placed them on parchment paper and  sprinkled them with more Old Bay… Never enough….


Bake. Flip. Sprinkle. Bake again. Voilà! Enjoy!



Old Bay Fries

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Serves: 4 servings of 8

These fries compliment grilled burgers, crab cakes, BBQ... Healthier than frying, and so reminiscent of Eastern Shore life, wherever you live.
  • 4 russet potatoes
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • 1 T. Old Bay seasoning
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. (I used convection setting.)
  2. Scrub and dry potatoes.
  3. Slice each potato in half. Then slice each half into fourths.
  4. Whisk Old Bay into olive oil in a large bowl.
  5. Combine fries into Old Bay oil mixture until well coated.
  6. Place fries so they don't touch on a jelly roll -sized pan lined with parchment paper.
  7. Sprinkle more Old Bay over fries if you wish...(I always wish for more.)
  8. Bake approximately 20 minutes.
  9. Remove pan from oven. With a set of tongs, flip over fries and sprinkle on more Old Bay.
  10. Bake an additional 10 minutes.
  11. Remove and serve. Enjoy!

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