Oscar party: Celebrate each Best Picture nominee with a dish
Oscar party delights: Serve up these dishes inspired by the 10 Best Picture nominees.
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Recipe: Mexican corn and bean soup. Let's head to the Mexican border for this one. It's fast, good, and has all the sugar and spice of the "True Grit" cast of characters.Skip to next paragraph
In Pictures Oscar nominees 2011
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Recipe: Apple bacon cheddar sandwich. nestMeg is our still-in-college blogger who studies, cooks, eats, and blogs about it. This is one of her survival sandwiches. One bite and you'll be transported to your college days.
Another take on the ever-evolving American family, this time in the heart of Los Angeles as a brother and a sister track down their biological father in order to weave him into their complicated family fabric.
The harrowing, true story of Aron Ralston, a hiker who literally got stuck between a rock and hard place and had to sever his arm to save his life.
Recipe: Cranberry pistachio granola. OK, aside from the fact that the premise of this movie is literally appetite-loss inducing, we think a good old-fashioned granola mix should be in every hiker's survival backpack.