Brandon Hertzler

Brandon Hertzler

Spiced Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

Spiced Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies Re-Imagined If I asked you to think back to your childhood and come up with foods that populate the quintessential brown bag lunch what would it be? Now hold that list in your mind and consider,…

Homemade Wellness Shots

Did you notice how this year the transition from Summer to Fall seemed to happen overnight? October 1 knocked on our door with an overnight low of 38 and a nice dose of a viral infection that made its way…

Pear Pecan Crisp

Pear Pecan Crisp with Vanilla and Molasses Late August always means one thing, it is time to hang up my green Weaver’s Orchard tee’s and exchange them for teacher clothes. The changing of my wardrobe signals it is time to…

Basque Cheesecake

I subscribe to a number of food magazines and have seen a growing number of basque style cheesecakes featured in articles. I have to admit, the exterior that appears more similar to a perfectly toasted marshmallow had me intrigued. The…

Peach Cobbler 2.0

Cobblers are a staple of late summer baking. They come together quickly without much fuss, are versatile and can easily exchange various types and combinations of fruit. The “rules” of this dessert however have come into question for me lately.…