Food & Wine

Find the yummy stuff we eat and drink around The Bayland House!

Maple Glazed Pork

My Maple Glazed Pork recipe will blow your taste buds out of the water! It’s even better the second time around, if you can believe that! Here are the things you need to assemble to wow your next dinner guests, even if those guests are your picky little children. Pork Tenderloin Butternut squash 2 Apples 2 […] Read more…

Rombauer Winery

If you ever get to the Napa Valley of California you should visit the Rombauer Winery while you’re there. The Rombauer Winery sets way up high on a beautiful ridge off the Silverado Trail and their tasting room sits over looking the valley below.  The grounds surrounding the tasting room look like a well manicured park […] Read more…

Side Dish: Brussel Sprouts

My favorite side dish: Brussel Sprouts. Since the Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays are filled with hot chocolate, sugar cookies and my daughter’s famous chocolate pie, January is the month of “oh my gosh my pants are to tight, I need to eat only veggies for a while!”  My go to side dish right now is brussel sprouts. I […] Read more…

2015 Christmas Party

Our 2015 Christmas Party for Lights in the Heights was a lot of fun even though someone in charge of the weather thought it actually July! It was hot, humid, rainy and miserable outside but The Bayland House was rocking with great tunes, craft beer, a Christmas cocktail, honey ham, fondue, mac and cheese from Liberty […] Read more…

Fall Tablescape

Our party was a huge success! Let me share some of the pictures of how the decorating turned out.  Also, tomorrow I will give you the names of our two Chef’s who created a wonderful meal for us. Read more…

Handmade Invitations

Handmade Invitations for our Harvest Dinner. Here are the handmade invitations I made for our Harvest Dinner party we are having on November 14th.  Don’t you just love getting a handmade card or invitation in the mail? I know I do, that’s why I always try to make any invitations I send out to friends. […] Read more…

Party Planning 101

Who’s ready to party? I am going to help all of you out there who would rather wear a T-shirt without nipple covers than plan a party…..welcome to Party Planning 101!! Ok, take a breath, get a pen and let’s get started. Sometimes that’s the hardest part of the whole thing, the getting started part. I […] Read more…

Napa Red’s are the best!

The Napa Valley of Northern California has the best red’s as far as we are concerned, save the Paso Robles area further up in the Central Coast Region.  I am going to start with one of our favorite vineyards, which we serve weekly at our table, Charles Krug. Owned by the Mondavi family, this winery has […] Read more…

It’s time to eat!!

It’s time to eat and The Bayland House kitchen is a roomy place to wave my spices, knives and spoons. I love cooking and hosting all kinds of events that will include bringing together friends and trying out new recipes.  Since we just got started getting to know each other I thought it would be […] Read more…