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Hosting a Fun Academy Awards Party!

I love movies, especially the old ones.  Give me a movie on TCM and I am a happy girl.  Each year our family hosts a fun, family oriented Academy Awards Party.  Nothing fancy, but lots of fun.  The Academy Awards are around the corner and you may want to begin this tradition in your home. By the way, I know it is  now called The Oscars, but I will always call it The Academy Awards!  How about you? The rules of the party are simple: 1.  Make a dish and pair it as closely as possible to a nominee.  Corny ideas are okay! 2.  All dishes are labeled with the name of the dish and what nominee it represents. 3.  Have fun and enjoy! Let's take a look at last years party!  Appetizers are always a good way to start.  Excuse the photos, the afternoon sun was coming through the window!  This is an amazing shrimp dish and it makes everyone happy! My sister came up with both appetizers.  If you had real people attending your party (not just family), remove the dip from its plastic co