entertaining by the bay

casual cooking and living

roasted potato salad with herbs

grandma's cucumber salad
mini caserole

Sweet Baking 

watermelon lemonade

great tips and tricks

The Rise of the Biscuit

By the Bay Cookbooks

Apricot Crunch Ice CreamH

Weekend Meatloaf


Good Mornings!

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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Fun and Yum!

double chocolate rice krispies cookies

meatloaf with bourbon barbecue sauce


 Julia’s crabcakes with cilantro mayonnaise 

scrambled eggs panini

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Summer  Sides

It's Grilling Time!

 grilled clams with spaghetti

heatwave cool down!

sweets for your sweetie!

Weekend with Chili Peppers

Snacks with Rosemary


Dill Lemon Pesto 10 ways 

Fun Foods



red chili mayonnaise

chili pepper and pork goulash

and more...