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

Banana Bread Power Breakfast Recipe

 

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 1 ripe banana (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup of porridge oats
  • 2 tablespoons of walnuts
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of water
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1½ tablespoons of maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Raisins for garnishing
  • Honey for garnishing

Directions:

  • In a small frying pan, toast the walnuts and place to one side.
  • Place half of the banana in a small pot and mash roughly using a wooden spoon.
  • Add the milk, water, salt, maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg and simmer over medium heat.
  • Stir in the oats and simmer for around 1 to 2 minutes–stirring constantly.
  • Remove the oat mixture from heat, place in a serving bowl, and stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Cut up the rest of the banana into slices and sprinkle the toasted walnuts and raisins on top.
  • Drizzle honey over the top before serving, if desired.

Recipe courtesy of Kitchen Stories

This power bowl is a great way to kick start your morning and deliver the protein and nutrients your body needs to take on everything the day throws your way. We suggest serving this breakfast in one of the bowls from our Artesano Nature collection. These hand-painted bowls are the perfect accent to your Banana Bread Power Breakfast!

Villeroy & Boch Artesano Nature collection

Check out the video below to see the unique craftsmanship that goes into our Artesano Nature collection!