This year root for your favorite film by hosting an Oscars party in its honor. So many wonderful movies came out in 2011, and they happen to make excellent themes for parties.
If you're hoping Moneyball  takes home the Academy Award, serve up elegant versions of ballpark eats . From pigs in a blanket to homemade Cracker Jack, this spread promises to be not only festive but also deliciously comforting. Read on for our suggestions.
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The Spicy Lady
If you're looking to serve something a little more exciting than beer, try the Spicy Lady . It's a bubbly, spicy, and sweet beer cocktail that sets the tone for the rest of the evening.
Creamy Adobo Nacho Bites
Bring some elegance to nachos with these creamy adobo nacho bites . This cute presentation of a typically messy dish will make you feel like you're at a high-end ballpark.
Soft Baked Pretzels
Serve warm, soft baked pretzels  with your own  homemade mustard  to really impress the crowd.
Pigs in a Blanket
If you don't want to take on the task of grilling up a bunch of hot dogs, make pigs in a blanket  and get all of the flavors of the baseball stadium. This recipe is extra easy because it utilizes frozen puff pastry, so you'll be able to make quite a few of these with no trouble at all.
Baked Buffalo Chicken Strips
Chicken strips  are a classic baseball snack, and this healthier baked buffalo version is incredibly satisfying.
Homemade Cracker Jack
Impress your guests with a ballpark classic: homemade Cracker Jack . It will make for a nice crunchy, sweet treat to munch on throughout the show.
End the night with some sweet, comforting fried treats like chocolate-dipped churros .