How to make your own VIP Oscars party

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(PIX11)-- In this segment, lifestyle expert and founder Nicole Young will demonstrate easy, at-home strategies and recipes designed to channel the glamour and gourmet offerings of an A-list Hollywood fete.

Step 1 Fun + Fab decor
I will display and discuss how to use hollywood themed decor from party city to accent your table

Step 2 chic comfy seating
I will showcase and discuss how to maximize floor space (and create extra seating) with stylish pillows and throws‎ from Burlington

Step 3 Party perfect signature cocktail
‎My "glitz & glamour" cocktail is the perfect. sip to celebrate Hollywood's biggest night, recipe below

Glitz & Glamour
‎I part Patrón silver tequila
2 parts pear juice
1/2 part ginger syrup
Splash of club soda
Thin pear slice for garnish

Add tequila, juice and ginger syrup to a shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a glass with ice and top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with pear slice.

Step 4 sophisticated snack
‎I'll display and discuss the recipe for my truffle crab dip, see recipe below

Truffle crab dip
1 cup jumbo lump crab meat drained
8 oz whipped cream cheese‎ softened
4 oz sour cream
2 oz chopped fresh parsley
1 tbs lemon juice
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup grated gruyere cheese
1-2 tsp truffle sea salt

Combine cream cheese, sour cream, parsley‎, plain sea salt, black pepper in a bowl. Add lemon juice then fold in crab and cheese and blend. Sprinkle truffle salt over the to‎p and refrigerate for an hour. Serve with pita chips or tortilla chips

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