Oscars viewing party recipes

Blini with smoked trout, caviar and horseradish cream.

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The Oscars are about so much more than the actual awards ceremony. Some 40 million of us watching Hollywood's biggest stars receive those 13 1/2-inch statues, and we want something too. We want a fun party to go along with that telecast. As Seth MacFarlane hosts the 85th annual Academy Awards, here are some eats and drinks to savor whether your Oscars picks pan out or not.