On CHOW’s discussion boards, there’s a growing thread about what to make for your geeky friends who’d get into a Hunger Games–inspired dinner party. Should anyone even theme a party around hunger games in the first place? That’s for you to decide. In the meantime, here are a few ideas to get you thinking.

Lamb stew with plums is Katniss’s favorite—our version just substitutes quince. Something tells us she’d approve. Get recipe>>

This riff on bruschetta is slightly more complex than bread topped with Prim’s goat cheese and basil, but no less tasty. Get recipe>>

This gin drink is a tribute to Gale and Katniss’s fondness for berry-picking—not counting the poisonous ones, of course. Get recipe>>

Find your inner Peeta with our frosted red velvet cake. Get recipe>>

Roxanne Webber is a former editor at CHOW.
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