25 Feb '12, 6am

Bring on the popcorn! Some tips for having a greener viewing party for the #Oscars

Bring on the popcorn! Some tips for having a greener viewing party for the #Oscars

If you’re throwing an Oscar-viewing party, make it green one. We had our annual Pre-Oscar Party this week and made it eco-friendly with food, drinks, decor, and more . Here are a few things you can do to green your own party. Pop it right . You don’t need to buy those microwave popcorn laced with chemicals that are not good for you or the environment. Pop your own microwave popcorn with this Alton Brown recipe or use a good old-fashioned air popper. Prepare film-inspired food : We have foodie friends who serve bites or full-on meals inspired by the nominated films. You could make Southern food for “The Help” with Food & Wine recipes inspired by the film ; organic hot dogs for the baseball flick “Moneyball” (in California, we’re lucky to have delicious Let’s Be Frank dogs); or French bistro food (hard to go wrong with Julia Child ) for “Midnight in Paris” — you get the idea...

Full article: http://globalgreen.org/blogs/global/?p=3288

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