11 Ways to Eat the Oscars

March  3, 2014

Maybe we just didn't have a very substantial dinner, but while watching last night's red carpet coverage, we couldn't help seeing food wherever we looked. Thank goodness we had plenty of snacks to keep us satisfied!

Ironically, most of these stars had to forego any sort of fatted foodstuff in order to fit into their red carpet looks. Fortunately, Ellen Degeneres had the foresight to order pizza for the peckish celebrities, or else we might've had to deal with Jennifer Lawrence tripping over her hunger againOh wait, we did!

Here are some of the Oscars' tastiest looks, and the dishes they resembled. Warning: do not read if hungry.

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Jennifer Lawrence looks just as spicy as Barbara Lynch's Spicy Tomato Soup by Genius Recipes. Good enough to eat with a spoon.

  spicy tomato soup on food52

Kevin Spacey reminded us of Rose Levy Baranbaum's Fresh Blueberry Pie by Genius Recipes

  blueberry pie on Food52

Meryl Streep's elegant ensemble put us in mind of Mini Black and White Cookies by yossy arefi. Classics through and through.

   black and white cookies on food52

Catherine Martin reminded us of the ever-indulgent Lobster Diavolo by Merrill Stubbs

   lobster diavolo on food52

Seeing Angelina Jolie's metallic, shimmering look, we couldn't help but think of this Whole Roasted Fish with Rosemary Potatoes by Due Spaghetti

   whole roasted fish on food52

Jada Pinkett Smith's breezy pink dress made us nostalgic for sunnier times, and this Boozy Watermelon Rosemary Lemonade by piccantedolce

   watermelon lemonade on food52

Kerry Washington's sleek look was 100% Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant by Genius Recipes

  eggplant on food52

Anne Hathaway's dress was all about the icing, just like Grandma's White Cake with Maple Syrup Frosting by jvcooks

   maple cake on food52

Cate Blanchett made us want to dig into this Eggplant Dip with Yogurt (Borani-e Bademjan) by Nicholas.

  eggplant dip on food52

June Squibb's forest-green dress made us crave Lacitano Kale and Mint Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing by dymnyno

  kale salad on food52

Jenna Dewan-Tatum's fluffy frock put us in mind of Nancy Silverton's Whipped Cream by Genius Recipes

  whipped cream on food52

All red carpet photos by HuffPost Style, black and white cookie photo by yossy arefi, all other food photos by James Ransom

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1 Comment

Satilla M. March 5, 2014
Beautiful! I love the pictures on the Food 52 site.