Wild Boar Hush Puppies
This crisp and tangy comfort food inspired by 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' is a perfect bite-sized appetizer.
Paneer Tikka Pizza
If you're pulling for 'Life of Pi,' this chewy pizza with its spiced yogurt sauce and paneer tikka topping is for you.
Lentil Cakes with Pesto, Wilted Greens and Lemon Thyme Zucchini Fries
A hearty yet light patty of sorts paired with shoe-string thin zucchini fries for crunch is as bold and unexpected as 'Zero Dark Thirty.'
Morgh Polow, or rice and chicken, is a colorful, flavorful dish with Persian origins -- similar to cuisine native of the region where the film 'Argo' takes place -- that can serve as an entree for guests looking for a bigger bite.
French Onion Soup
As the recipe's author writes, "this is the sort of soup that’s there for both celebrations and commiserations." And so, it is perfect for Oscar night or just fans of 'Les Miserables,' a film both laugh-inducing and heart-wrenching at the same time.
Apple Berry Pandowdy
For dessert, an apple berry pandowdy (a deep-dish-baked pie) is a flaky, rustic, beyond tasty nod to American-set contenders 'Lincoln' and 'Silver Linings Playbook.' Added bonus: This recipe is gluten-free.
The 85th annual Academy Awards take place this Sunday and what better way to cheer on your favorite nominees than by hosting an Oscar-viewing party? To help you get started, we put together a list of best picture-inspired recipes.