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Chris Rock’s Rival Girl Scout Mom Responds to His Oscars Stunt: ‘That Was a Personal Throwdown’

Originally posted 03/01/2016 11:48AM

Chris Rock‘s ultimate Girl Scout cookie competitor Linda Dunn has spoken.
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Sam Smith Plans to ‘Destroy Some Burgers and Chocolate Cakes’ After Oscar Win, Settles on a Pizza Party and Beer

Originally posted 02/29/2016 02:19PM

Winning an Academy Award is definitely a good reason to splurge!
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Hungry for More Oscars Fashion? Check Out the Stars’ Gowns Reimagined as Cookies

Originally posted 02/29/2016 01:06PM

If Sunday night’s glam Oscars fashion combined with the abundance of delicious Girl Scout cookies for sale in the audience made you hungry for a hybrid of the two, your wish has come true.
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Which Girl Scout Cookies Did the Stars Buy at the Oscars? An In-Depth Look

Originally posted 02/29/2016 10:32AM

The type of Girl Scout cookie one prefers is a large part of the American human experience.
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Chris Rock Guilt-Sells His Daughters’ Girl Scout Cookies During the Oscars: ‘Leo, You Made $30 Million!’

Originally posted 02/28/2016 10:55PM

Chris Rock may have just cemented himself as the real winner of the Oscars, taking home the prize for Dad of the Year.
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What You Should be Eating on Oscar Night (Based on the Best Food Scenes from Nominated Movies)

Originally posted 02/26/2016 11:44AM

With the 2016 Academy Awards on Sunday, it’s time to start planning night-of festivities, by which we mean a strong snacking strategy. Seeing as there are quite a few memorable food moments from this year’s nominated films, creating a menu is super easy.

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Toast This Year’s Best Picture Oscar Nominees With These Delish Specialty Drinks

Originally posted 02/25/2016 11:02AM

Sure, come Sunday night, only one movie can take home the Best Picture Oscar statue. But over at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, next door to the award show’s Dolby Theatre and a bustling hub of activity in the days leading up to Oscar Sunday, every film’s a winner. To celebrate this year’s Best Picture nominees and keep, well, spirits high, the Loews has created fun Oscar-themed specialty cocktails (Life on Mars, anyone?). Here’s how to serve up a little bit of Hollywood cheer while you toast this year’s nominees on Sunday.

The Front Page (inspired by Spotlight)
1 oz. rum
3 oz. pinot noir
¾ oz. triple sec
¾ oz. agave syrup
orange & pineapple juices
1. Build in all ingredients into glass with ice. Add equal parts of orange and pineapple juices. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.

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Life on Mars (inspired by The Martian)
1 ½ oz. tequila
½ oz. aperol
¾ oz. grapefruit juice
½ oz. agave syrup
½ oz. lemon juice
1. Build in all ingredients into glass with ice. Tumble then pour back into glass. Garnish with lemon slice.

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Bubble Burst (inspired by The Big Short)
1 oz. black raspberry liqueur
1 oz. pineapple juice
¾ oz. agave syrup
¾ oz. lemon juice
½ oz. prosecco
1. Add all ingredients into mixing glass. Add ice and shake. Strain into flute glass. Top off with Prosecco. Garnish with blackberry on rim.

RELATED: Culinary Stars Share Their Favorite Recipes to Serve at an Oscar Viewing Party

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Bear-ly Alive (inspired by The Revenant)
2 oz. bourbon whiskey
½ oz. orange-flavored liqueur
1 oz. pineapple juice
½ oz. agave syrup
strawberries
1. Add 4 strawberries and agave into mixing glass. Muddle well. Add ingredients, ice and shake. Strain into glass and garnish with mint leaf.

Mission of Spices

Mission of Spices (inspired by Bridge of Spies)
2 oz. gin
½ oz. ginger-flavored liqueur
¾ oz. agave syrup
¾ oz. orange juice
mango
jalapeno
1. Add 2 slices of mango and 2 thin slices of jalapeno into mixing glass. Muddle well. Add ingredients, ice and shake. Strain into glass and garnish with jalapeno slice on rim.

RELATED: How to Make Award-Worthy Sugar Cookie Statues for the Oscars

–Lizz Leonard

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Culinary Stars Share Their Favorite Recipes to Serve at an Oscar Viewing Party

Originally posted 02/23/2016 05:55PM

You may not be attending the Oscars but it doesn’t mean you can’t party like a star!
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How to Make Award-Worthy Sugar Cookie Statues for the Oscars

Originally posted 02/23/2016 04:01PM

There’s nothing sweeter than hosting an Oscars viewing party at your home — literally.

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Lobster, Caviar & Mac ‘n’ Cheese: Here’s What’s on the Oscars Governors Ball Menu

Originally posted 02/19/2016 04:34PM

The best celebrations require the best food, and that’s why Chef Wolfgang Puck is back for the 22nd consecutive year to get the party started at the 2016 Oscars Governors Ball.
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