The Ultimate Movie-Themed Oscar Party Menu

These recipes are inspired by the Oscar's best film nominees.

ByLAUREN TORRISI via logo
February 21, 2012, 10:47 AM

Feb. 21, 2012— -- intro: With the Oscars approaching this Sunday, we've selected nine of our favorite recipes that honor the Best Picture nominees. From "Midnight in Paris" to "The Artist," you'll love these easy recipes that will be a hit with your Oscar party guests!

quicklist:1category: 'The Help'title: Pumpkin Sage Gritsurl: 14906999text: "The Help"'s dish of pumpkin sage grits gives a nod to the south, where the film takes place. Adding nutmeg and pumpkin to the grits makes them extra delicious.media: 14915611related: 14740098~7278950

quicklist:1category: 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'title: Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizzaurl: 11524131text: This film, which takes place in New York, is perfectly matched with a good slice of pepperoni pizza. This can be made with a regular pizza crust or a gluten-free pizza crust.media: 15756469 related: 9044786

quicklist:1category: 'Hugo'title: Julia Child's Salade Nicoiseurl: 8255829text: This story, which is set in Paris, is complemented by one of Julia Child's classic recipes. This salad is a light addition to this meat-centered menu.media: 15756402 related: 8256174~8256039

quicklist:1category: 'War Horse'title: Chicken in the Poturl: 15233640text: Make Emeril's chicken dish in honor of "War Horse"'s Oscar nomination. This rustic one pot dish is simple and full of flavor.media: 15239128related: 15388020~15000629

quicklist:1category: 'Moneyball'title: Marc Murphy's World Famous Ditch Plains Ditch Dogsurl: 14341209text: This movie, set almost entirely in a baseball stadium, wouldn't be properly represented without a good-old-fashioned hot dog. These hot dogs are topped with macaroni and cheese for an indulgent treat. media: 14355184related: 7189952~7172794

quicklist:1category: 'The Tree of Life'title: Elizabeth Karmel's Texas Hill Country Brisketurl: 10870691text: A Texas country brisket is the perfect way to honor this movie, set in Texas. Beer and a spice rub give this recipe extra Texas flair. media: 15756379 related: 7655208

quicklist:1category: 'The Artist'title: Black and White Cookiesurl: 15136441text: This black and white film is honored with a black and white cookie. Make them in mini size for a delicious bite-sized dessert.media: 15137560related: 7128491

quicklist:1category: 'Midnight in Paris'title: Julia Child's Beef Bourguignonurl: 8222804text: Set in Paris in the 1920s, this movie is honored by Julia Child's classic beef bourguignon. Your guests will love the smell of this stew as it wafts through the kitchen.media: 15248057related:8222583~7113750

quicklist:1category: 'The Descendants'title: Tomatoes Stuffed with Hawaiian Chicken Salad url: 11444431text: Complement the tropical setting of the film with these tomatoes stuffed with a Hawaiian chicken salad. Choose smaller tomatoes to turn this into a bite-sized appetizer.media: 15756457 related: 13539959~9339706

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