2015 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

Now that we’ve finished this year’s 12 Days of Oscar it’s time for some trivia and a recap.  Neil Patrick Harris will host this year’s Academy Awards for the first time.  The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman lead the nominations, each being nominated in nine categories.  This year’s nod marks Meryl Streep’s record nineteenth nomination. Interestingly,… More 2015 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

White Queso Dip

Today marks our last installment of this year’s 12 Days of Oscar.  This is the last film in this year’s lineup and the fourth film nominated for an Oscar this year.  Boyhood  was shot intermittently over twelve years with the same cast.  The film shows Mason (Ellar Coltrane) growing from grade school to college, living… More White Queso Dip

Challah Bread

We’re one day away from the Oscars and one film away from the final film in this year’s 12 Days of Oscar feature here.  Into the Woods, adapted from the Tony-winning musical of the same name, crosses several of the plots of the characters from Grimm’s Fairy Tales.  The Baker (James Corden) and his Wife (Emily… More Challah Bread

Baked Buffalo Wings

Today’s installment of 12 Days of Oscar is another of this year’s Oscar nominees.  Based on a comic book, Big Hero 6 is about Hiro Hamada who spends his time participating in back-alley robot fights until his older brother Tadashi brings him to the robotics lab at his college.  There, he meets Tadashi’s friends including… More Baked Buffalo Wings

Easy Taco Pie

Today’s 12 Days of Oscar installment brings us to this year’s nominees.  The Lego Movie has been nominated for Best Original Song (“Everything is Awesome,” a song we like so much we made sure to play it at our wedding).  The Lego Movie tells the story of minifigure Emmett Brickowski who seems to be an… More Easy Taco Pie

Classic Pot Roast

Today’s installment of 12 Days of Oscar brings us the last Oscar winner in this year’s lineup.  The 1973 film The Way We Were tells, mainly in flashbacks, the story of Katie Morosky (Barbara Streisand) and Hubbell Gardiner (Robert Redford) who meet in college and despite their immense differences are drawn to each other.   Their… More Classic Pot Roast