Crab and Shrimp Seasoning
This is very close to the seasoning used at the famous Bookbinder's in Philadelphia.
- 1 1/2 tablespoons celery seed
- 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
- 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tablespoon dry English mustard (Colman's)
- 1/2 tablespoon whole thyme
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger
- 2 whole bay leaves, crushed
- Grind all ingredients in a food processor.
- Store in a covered container.