02/21/2013 09:15 am ET Updated Feb 24, 2013

Oscar Recipes 2013: Vintage Hors D'Oeuvres For This Year's Party (PHOTOS)

A Beautiful Mess

As you get excited for this weekend's Oscar party, we have to make a quick confession. We know that most food nerds you rely on for seasonal menu ideas will be churning out brilliant Best Picture themed recipes, or James Bond menu homages. But for a few of us, watching the Oscars makes us pretty nostalgic for the golden age of the silver screen. And what do we do when we feel nostalgic? We make vintage-inspired recipes.

Our Oscar recipes this year will harken back to a time past. Maybe these dishes have fallen out of fashion at modern cocktail parties. Maybe they are not great for you. You know that we are big proponents of popping open a bottle of bubbly and celebrating with the ones you love. The Oscars are just another excuse!

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Vintage Oscar Party Recipes