Oscar-Worthy Snack Ideas

Roll out the red carpet and get ready for the big night! The Oscars are just around the corner, and we’ve got some Oscar-worthy snack ideas that are perfect for hosting a fabulous party or cozying up on the couch! Awards night is Sunday, March 4th, and while you’re watching stars walk the red carpet in their gorgeous gowns and tailored tuxes, enjoy these sophisticated spins on a classic movie treat!

Meet Movie Theater Popcorn’s Very Mature Cousins: Parmesan-Rosemary Popcorn & Truffle Popcorn

Parmesan-Rosemary Popcorn

Ingredients:

  • 16 cups of hot popcorn
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped, fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

Truffle Popcorn

Ingredients:

  • 16 cups of hot popcorn
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons truffle oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

  • Toss all of these ingredients together with the popcorn and voila!

You can modify the recipes based on party size–whether you’re hosting 20 of your closest friends or cuddling up with that special someone.

Villeroy & Boch BBQ Passion

For a cute way to serve this savory snack at your Oscar gathering, we recommend using the French Fry Cups from our BBQ Passion collection. Though obviously intended for french fries, we think these cups would make cute individual popcorn buckets!

The Perfect Recipe for Your Big Game Celebration: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Big Game party

The Big Game is this weekend and whether you watch for the game itself, the commercials, or the half-time show, gathering with friends and family around the TV and serving up some fan-favorite snacks is a MUST! Nothing says “game day” quite like chips, dip, and buffalo wings. We’ve got a recipe that incorporates these game day favorites into one! This buffalo chicken dip recipe is the perfect snack, whether you’re throwing a party or just making the game special for your family. It’s easy to make, satisfying, and is a great accompaniment for almost everything–from your favorite chips to crunchy celery sticks to toasty baguette slices.

Ready, Set, Dip!

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite Buffalo wing sauce
  • 1/2 cup ranch or blue cheese salad dressing
  • 2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Whatever you choose as the vehicle for your scrumptious dip!

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350-degrees F
  • Mix together the cream cheese, shredded chicken, wing sauce, and salad dressing
  • Place into an ungreased, shallow baking dish
  • Sprinkle with cheese
  • Bake 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted

We suggest serving this scrumptious dip in our New Wave Chip & Dip bowl. It’s as eye-catching as it is functional, offering the perfect compartment to store whatever you choose to dip in this delicious buffalo chicken dip!

Villeroy & Boch chip and dip bowl

Ring in the New Year With Pomegranate Champagne Cocktails

New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is nearly here, and you don’t want to be without a drink in hand when the clock strikes midnight! Sure, you can serve the cliché of champagne at your New Year’s Eve bash, but why not try a festive champagne cocktail instead? This Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail is easy, festive, and fun!

Ingredients:

  • A bottle of your favorite champagne
  • 1 cup of sweetened pomegranate juice
  • Pomegranate seeds for garnish!

In each champagne flute, add in 1/4 cup of pomegranate juice and top it off with champagne, then top with a few pomegranate seeds. It’s an easy way to brighten up your cocktail menu for the holiday! This recipe serves four, but can easily be manipulated for your party size!

Octavie champagne flute Villeroy & Boch

We suggest serving these cocktails in our Octavie champagne flutes. These beautiful crystal flutes feature a pineapple design at the top of the stem; the pineapple is recognized throughout the world as a traditional expression of “welcome.” Serving these cocktails in our Octavie champagne flutes are the perfect way to welcome 2018! Best of all, our crystal is dishwasher-safe, so once the party is over and everybody has gone home, all you have to do is pop the flutes in the dishwasher–no need to worry about a pile-up in the sink!

Ring in the New Year with this fizzy and fun cocktail in your flute! Happy New Year!