Clockwise from the bottom center, Guy Capozzo of Crestwood, Tess Kelly of Blauvelt, Robyn Wild of Briarcliff Manor, Theresa Kump Leghorn of New Rochelle, Rebecca Brehl (cq) of New City, Beth Beck of Yorktown Heights , Grace Wasilewski of Eastchester, Marguerite Telesca (cq) of Eastchester, Robin Gagliardi of Somers, Matt Manno of Yorktown Heights, Sriram Sivaramakrishnan (cq) of White Plains and Debra Arena of Bronxville hold their entries at the Small Bites Cookie Swap at Chef Central in Hartsdale Dec. 7, 2009. ( Angela Gaul / The Journal News )
Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.