Planning Your Oscar Party Menu



Tonight marks the 82nd Annual Academy Awards—and any event that brings people together for extended television sessions demands a snack plan. We've rounded up some of our favorite Oscar-worthy recipes for your eating pleasure. All a big step up from plain old popcorn.

Sweet, Punny, and Delicious


"Avatarts," by Jessie Oleson.

What's New On Serious Eats

An Educaketion
7-Up Cake
Inglourious Custards
Up in Eclair
Lord of the Doughnut Rings

More Fun Than Popcorn


Niçoise Chickpea Chips. Photo: Kerry Saretsky

Niçoise Chickpea Chips
Cajun Caramel Corn
Bacon-Cheddar Popcorn
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Bacon
Avocado and Zucchini Fries with Green Goddess Dip
White Cheddar Puffs with Green Onions

A Little More Substantial


4 Spanish Tapas That Use Only 4 Ingredients Each
Pork Shoulder Rillettes
Stacked Green Enchiladas
Wasabi-Battered Calamari with Wasabi Mayo
Turkey Meatball Sliders

Dips and More

Chipotle-Bacon Salsa
White Bean and Mustard Greens Dip
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Spicy Hummus Dip

What are you making for your Oscar party?