Oscar night is here and I’m about to start my afternoon cooking marathon in prep for the big night. Solid nominations this year and great inspiration for some awesome Oscar party dishes!
What will you be making tonight?
OSCAR MENU 2014:
American Hustle – mini caesars inspired by the spicy clam conversation, and did you know? The Bloody Mary was invented in NYC!
Captain Phillips – chicken samosas or “sambuusas” as they’re called in Somalia – with mango chutney
Dallas Buyers Club – 7 layer Tex-Mex dip with blue corn chips
Gravity – astronaut ice cream
Her – heart shaped English muffin cheese pizzas inspired by the pizza Theodore has on his first date with Samantha
Nebraska – beer nut flavoured popcorn balls – did you know Nebraska is one of the top producers of popcorn in the country?
Philomena – Guinness braised onion and aged white cheddar quiche – inspired by the scene at breakfast when Philomena learns about her son
12 Years a Slave – PC Cotton Candy ice cream inspired by the important of cotton picking throughout the film
The Wolf of Wall Street – chocolate coins with icing “cocaine” sugar. Crap movie, crap food.
And the rules of the night are as follows:
- Shot if you lose a category
- Shot if someone hears you ask who won
- Everyone has a shot if the person on stage either thanks god, says “I never expected this” or “I’m running out of time”
- Bonus: everyone takes a shot if we see Rob Ford in the audience
The specialty shots of the night:
Frozen blue jello shooters
Non alcoholic underage shooters aka “The Woody Allen”
Happy Oscar Party! And may the odds be ever in your favour…