No Plans Tonight? Stay In and Make It a Movie Night!

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Parmesan and Black Pepper Popcorn

No plans tonight? Stay in and make it an epic movie night! Catch up on any of this year’s award-nominated movies that are still on your to-view list while you enjoy a meal that stars classic movie theater fare (nachos and chicken fingers included!)

 

Follow our mix-and-match menu below—simply choose one (or two, depending on the size of your appetite) dishes from each category, and you’ve got yourself a screening-ready supper. The best part? You get to keep your slippers and sweats on.

 

Starters

Parmesan and Black Pepper Popcorn

Parmesan and Black Pepper Popcorn

Popcorn reaches a new level of appeal when liberally sprinkled with cheese.

Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Nutrient-dense sweet potato fries are a healthier alternative to standard French fries, and chances are they will get devoured just as quickly. 

Super Nachos

Super Nachos

For an elevated take on movie theater nachos, try this recipe, wherein tortilla chips are topped with cheese sauce, salmoreja salsa, avocado salsa, crema and pomegranate seeds.

Bigger Bites

Parmesan Chicken Nuggets with Dipping Sauces

Parmesan Chicken Nuggets with Two Dipping Sauces

Mimic your local movie theater’s chicken tenders with this chicken nugget recipe that transforms boneless, skinless chicken breasts into a kid-friendly finger food.

Mushroom Quesadillas

Mushroom and Manchego Quesadillas

Mushroom quesadillas would make a great accompaniment to the nachos above.

Cheeseburgers

Cheeseburgers

The cheeseburger is an American icon. Here’s our take, as simple—and as flavorful—as it gets.

Chili Dogs

Chili Dogs

Like the hot dog you always order at the movies, only so much better, since you know exactly what went into it.

Dessert

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Forget cookie dough candy bites and cut straight to the perfect chocolate chip cookies.

Dark Chocolate-Banana Milkshakes

Dark Chocolate–Banana Milkshakes

Skip the soda and make this chocolate milkshake your drink and dessert.

Coconut, Almond and Chocolate Bars

Coconut, almond and chocolate bars

Who needs giant candy bars when you can enjoy a homemade coconut, almond and chocolate bar instead?

 

 

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