Party Recipes: The Academy Awards

Kim Conte
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Getting excited for the Oscars? Cafe MichelleL has already got some great pre-coverage of Sunday's Academy Awards in Entertainment Buzz. Which movie do you think will take home the award for Best Picture?

And a far more pressing question for the foodies among us: What will you be eating when said Oscar is awarded?

In the spirit of celebration, Epicurious.com offers five movie-inspired menus based on the five films nominated for Best Picture.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: A classic New Orleans supper with oysters, crabcakes, artichokes, and white chocolate bread pudding.

Frost/Nixon: An American & British menu featuring meatloaf, roast potatoes, snap peas, and spotted dick.

Milk: A San Francisco meal with lettuce, seafood stew, and chocolate cream pie.

The Reader: A German supper of bratwurst, potato salad, and chocolate apricot dessert.

Slumdog Millionaire: An Indian feast of Bombay punch, shrimp in roasted-coconut sauce, and Indian brittle served with chai.

And to wash it all down? Champagne, of course!


Come Oscar time, I'll be routing for the San Francisco meal. How about you?


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