Archives: Grand Central Bakery

Grand Central Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

March 4, 2011 | By andrea | 11 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Kid-friendly, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

One of my weaknesses is a good, chewy chocolate chip cookie. It’s like my kryptonite. I’m not proud of it, but I’m pretty much defenseless around them, which is why I don’t make chocolate chip cookies very often. Recently, though, I was thumbing through the Grand Central Baking Book (from the popular Grand Central Bakery located • Read More »

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Cream Cheese Apple Cake

February 1, 2011 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes.

Everyone needs an apple cake in their baking repertoire, and this recipe is excellent! The cake is super moist, velvety, slightly tangy from the cream cheese, and loaded with apples…YUMM! The recipe calls for a 12-cup Bundt pan. My Bundt pan doesn’t say how many cups it holds but rather gives the size (9 3/4″ x 3 • Read More »

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Grand Central Bakery Peanut Butter Cookies

January 12, 2011 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Kid-friendly, Recipes.

When it comes to cookies, most people fall into one of two catagories: crunchy or chewy. I tend to favor chewy cookies. This recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies from The Grand Central Baking Book bakes up a cookie that is buttery, peanutty and somewhere in between crunchy and chewy. I surprised my kids the other • Read More »

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Homemade Croutons

July 2, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Homemade Croutons | Filed in: Food Gifts, Handy Hints, Holidays, Recipes, Salad.

It’s summertime and prime salad-eating weather. Sure, you can buy store-bought croutons to add to your salad but I challenge you to take a few minutes and make your own. I promise you, once you see how easy it is to make them and how good they are, you’ll never buy the store-bought kind again. Well, • Read More »

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