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Create the perfect Oscars party menu with these recipes

The Academy Awards are Sunday, and while we don't know who'll go home with a golden statue, one thing's for sure -- you can host an award-worthy party with these recipes. Find out everything you need to know about the Oscars here and watch the awards live starting at 8 p.m. Sunday on Channel 2 WSB-TV.



The Hot Mess Burger at Park Bar near Centennial Olympic Park is spicy, messy and a lot of fun, matching characteristics with Best Picture Nominee “Lady BIrd.” CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

--This year's list of nominees made for the perfect inspiration for themed recipes from metro Atlanta restaurants , including The Canteen's frosé, a nod to the ice rinks of "I, Tonya" and the crab fritter from Bacchanalia, which played a prominent role in "Baby Driver."

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Blood and Sand for Dunkirk/Angela Hansberger

--No Oscars party is complete without a list of themed cocktails, and these eight drinks are sure to win you accolades, from The Churchill to The Sunken Place.


Chocolate Truffles from "Eat What You Watch" by Andrew Rea. PHOTO CREDIT: Scott Gordon Bleicher

--Looking for some classics? We bring you movie-inspired recipes from "Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers," including Eggs in a Nest from "Moonstruck" and chocolate truffles from "Chocolat."


Saltine Toffee (Chris Hunt/Special)

--If history is any indication, the Oscars won't end until close to midnight -- the perfect time for some late-night munchies. Try these recipes for dishes including Saltine Toffee and DIY Cracker Jacks.

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