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entertaining by the bay

casual cooking and living

Holiday Sides

 Great Turkey Recipes

Fun and Yum!

double chocolate rice krispies cookies

meatloaf with bourbon barbecue sauce

porcini mushroom and chestnut dressing
mini caserole

Sweet Baking 

chili parmesan crisps

three mouth watering recipes

sweets for your sweetie!

pumpkin layer cake with cream cheese buttercream frosting and caramel filling

twice baked potatoes

great tips and tricks

The Rise of the Biscuit

By the Bay Cookbooks

Weekend with Chili Peppers

Snacks with Rosemary


Dill Lemon Pesto 10 ways 

Ultimate Pumpkin CakeH

Weekend Meatloaf


Good Mornings!

Fun Foods




 Julia’s crabcakes with cilantro mayonnaise 

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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red chili mayonnaise

chili pepper and pork goulash

and more...

scrambled eggs panini