2016 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

It’s time to close out another 12 Days of Oscar.  The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will air tonight hosted by Chris Rock, from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.  This year’s awards are laden with criticism concerning the lack of diversity among this year’s nominees.  Several of Hollywood’s elite are boycotting this year’s awards, while several … More 2016 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup


Today’s 12 Days of Oscar film is the 1964 film My Fair Lady.  Professor and phonetics scholar Henry Higgins boasts to Colonel Pickering that he can teach any person to speak in such a way that the person could pass for a duke or duchess at an embassy ball.  He chooses to teach Eliza Doolittle, … More Crumpets

Eggs Benedict with Quick and Easy Hollandaise Sauce

Today is day five of 12 Days of Oscar, and the second film in this year’s series that’s an Oscar winner.  The 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire won the Academy Award for Best Makeup, the only category in which it was nominated.  Following a divorce, Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams) works to find a way to spend more … More Eggs Benedict with Quick and Easy Hollandaise Sauce

Cheese Grits

So . . . can we count today as day seven and day eight of the 12 Days of Oscar?  For the first time in 12 Days of Oscar history, I skipped a day.  I swear I had my assignment done, but a few reeeeeaaaaaalllly long work days got the better of me and I … More Cheese Grits