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We’re celebrating the Oscars Food Network-style, with menus inspired by each best picture nominee (see all the posts here). Today, last but not least, two films starring young, strong-willed females: True Grit and Winter’s Bone. Both are set in the wild countryside and call for down-home country cooking (plus a few great puns).
True Grit Menu
In this remake of the classic John Wayne Western, U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn (played by Jeff Bridges) helps a girl track down her father’s murderer. Chow down on some cowboy-style campfire grub to get into the gritty spirit.
Winter’s Bone Menu
In the wild Ozark Mountains, a girl tries to hunt down her drug-dealing father. Stark marrow bones and freshly hunted venison echo chilling hardships and mountain living.
For more Oscar night snacks or a dinner-and-a-movie date night, check our our collection of Award Winning Eats.
More Award-Winning Menus:
- Black Swan and The Fighter
- Inception and The Kids are All Right
- The King’s Speech and 127 Hours
- The Social Network and Toy Story 3
Which Best Picture nominee has your vote?