Oscar Eats: True Grit and Winter’s Bone

by in View All Posts, February 25th, 2011

Oscar Eats

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.

True Grits
Make delicious "True Grits" the star of your movie-themed menu.

True Grits and Roasted Vegetables

LaBoeuf Bourguignon

Cowboy Beans

Grilled Fruit with Bourbon Glaze

Fresh Whisky Sours

Rooster Red Velvet Cake

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.

Roasted Bone Marrow
Stark, dramatic and surprisingly delicious, add "Winter's Bone Marrow" to your Oscar menu.

Roasted Winter’s Bone Marrow

Venison and Black Bean Chili With Corn Bread

Southern Collard Greens

Rocky Road Crunch Bars

Ozark Bark

For more Oscar night snacks or a dinner-and-a-movie date night, check our our collection of Award Winning Eats.

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