Author Liz Johnson

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.

Christmas
0 Hibiscus Margaritas

There’s a Step 1 to these cocktails: Make the hibiscus water first. Recipe right this way: hibiscus water. These are lovely in summer, but the…

Restaurants
0 I Found It!

\ I am on my way to enjoying my first homemade hibiscus margaritas. <a href=”http://lizjohnson.lohudblogs.com/2006/12/05/on-the-prowl-for-hibiscus-margaritas/” target=”_blank”> (I discovered these cocktails on my recent vacation in…

Shopping
0 Meat at a Fish Place

I got a tip from my food friend Marissa — <a href=”http://lizjohnson.lohudblogs.com/2006/09/07/la-tulipe-pastries-that-are-beautiful-and-delicious/” target=”_blank”> whom you all met during our dueling blogs over the summer </a>…

Shopping
6 The Knife Sale

We are so lucky. Two of the best-known knife companies in the world — Wusthof and Henckels — have warehouses right in our region. Actually,…

Food Links We Love
8 You Be the Critic

By the way, I’ve got my eye on a few new restaurants Change (162 Main St., 845-353-1308), which took over the spot where Hunter’s used…