casual cooking and living

entertaining by the bay

toasted steel cut oatmeal with maple soaked raisins

Utensils / Sucre

beef short rib braised in red wine


  great simple tips and tricks

peanut brittle

chardonnay herb gravy

Best Turkey Leftovers

red chili mayonnaise

chili pepper and pork goulash

and more...

turkey hunter stew

Fun Foods



Good Mornings!

Fall Desserts


Snacks with Rosemary

Weekend with Chili Peppers


bratwurst & horseradish cream wth

carmalized onions

roasted zucchini and squash pizza

pumpkin muffins

Hi I'm Maryann Kraker and welcome to Entertaining By The Bay.  My work in the fashion industry has allowed me to travel abroad frequently, gathering food memories, recipes and  the unique talent of reading menus in any language.
In 2007 I purchased By the Bay, on Long Island Sound, and stepped out of the pantry so to speak, to explore my passion with food.
During the week I continue to be a fashion warrior in Manhattan and my weekends are spent By The Bay, cooking, writing and photographing food to share with friends and family. 
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The Rise of the Biscuit

By the Bay Cookbooks

Dill Lemon Pesto 10 ways 

 apple Sage Roasted Turkey

 Thanksgiving Turkey  Recipes

  Great Fall Sides

  Holiday Desserts