My family hosts an Oscar party every year-even in northern Vermont about as far away from Hollywood as we could be, we're starstruck and red-carpet ready. We like to serve nominee-related food and drink (we don't go full Wolfgang Puck, but we have our moments). The Oscars 2016 nominees are a challenging bunch, edibly speaking, but we'll do our best to recognize the potential winners in pun form while still serving delicious party food. Here are some menu ideas, featuring some favorite EatingWell recipes renamed for the occasion:
We'll offer a dry Martian (martini) and a couple celebrity cocktails:
Is it Leo's year, for The Revenant
? Could be; in any case, it won't be a hardship to pun "capers" for "DiCaprio" and make Tuna-DiCaprio Spread
. Here are other recipes to choose from to create a fabulous spread:
is up for so many awards, I'm sure we'll be hearing about it all night; we'll pick up some bear claws (get it?) to nibble on while the tension mounts. (We'll save some for breakfast the next day, along with Blueberry Danish Girl
-good luck, Alicia Vikander & Eddie Redmayne.) Here are some other nominees in dessert form:
When Chris Rock finally says good night, send your guests home with any leftovers-we'll call them "Mad Snacks: Fury Road Trip."