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DIY Al Fresco Entertaining Video

I recently partnered with nousDECOR to demo some easy summer recipes from The Forest Feast cookbook that would be great for outdoor entertaining: a Cucumber Spritzer Cocktail, Asparagus Straws and Guacamole Deviled Eggs. We shot it at the most beautiful stable-turned-home in Woodside, CA. Hope you enjoy the 2 minute video!

Video by Yiqian Peng and nousDECOR, www.nousdecor.com

Recipes by Erin Gleeson, www.theforestfeast.com

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Photo above of Erin is by Yiqian Peng from nousDECOR. All others are by Erin Gleeson.

The local newspaper came over to the house recently to interview me and take photos for a lovely article that just came out about The Forest Feast. In it I talk about how the blog and forthcoming  cookbook  came about. Click on over to the  Half Moon Bay Review’s website  for the story! 
 This photo of me is by Charles Russo; the article is by Sonia Myers.

The local newspaper came over to the house recently to interview me and take photos for a lovely article that just came out about The Forest Feast. In it I talk about how the blog and forthcoming cookbook came about. Click on over to the Half Moon Bay Review’s website for the story!

This photo of me is by Charles Russo; the article is by Sonia Myers.

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These Avocado Onion Rings can be baked or fried and are great with any dipping sauce (I like tahini). If frying, just brown both sides in olive oil on medium in a non-stick pan. Cutting them into rings works best if the avocados are firm-ripe. Enjoy!

By Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast

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Roasted Broccoli with Feta & Chickpeas

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Roasted Broccoli with Feta & Chickpeas! A super easy side that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner (or lunch!), or for entertaining because it can be made ahead and is great at room temperature. Click on over to see my full post and the detailed recipe on the Better Homes & Gardens blog.

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Have you ever seen how brussels sprouts grow? They are so beautiful! I recently came across this field of them not too far from us, in Half Moon Bay, where there is so much gorgeous farmland on the sea. I got some brussels sprouts in my CSA box this week so it inspired me to come home and make an oldie but goodie, roasted brussels sprouts with golden raisins and turkey kielbasa. Swap out the kielbasa for tofu sausage or onions if you’d like a veggie version of this. You can also just as easily use a cookie sheet. Use olive oil generously and keep that oven high to ensure crispy bits on the edges of the sprouts (the best part!).

Recipe and artwork by Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast