Melissa d'Arabian

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian shares easy, affordable recipes for serving Tex-Mex favorites at home. Her Pork Carnitas are the star of the Burrito Bowl bar: the caramelized morsels of shredded pork are served over seasoned rice with black beans, Melissa's Simple Pico de Gallo, and all the fixin's like cheddar cheese, green onions, and sour cream. Chocolate-Cinnamon nachos satisfy your sweet tooth, completing this south of the border menu that the whole family will love.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa D'Arabian highlights fresh ingredients in a menu inspired by the Mediterranean. Pan Con Tomate is a classic Spanish starter; Juicy Flat-Roasted Chicken and Sweet Vegetable Saute use simple technique to maximize flavor.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa has a meal that is as healthy as it is delicious, and satisfying to boot. Follow her to the French countryside as she makes a hearty White Bean and Tuna Nicoise Bread Salad; it's a satisfying match for bowls of her freshly made soup, all for under $10.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian stirs up her Easy Chicken Curry with Vegetables, simmered in a creamy coconut-curry sauce. For pennies more, her Coconut Scented Rice rounds out the meal and soaks up the delicious sauce. Finally, Mom's Banana Bread is moist, tender and studded with chocolate chips, making it a favorite for breakfast, dessert and every snack in between.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian shares her plan for a picnic with recipes for a Layered Picnic-in-a-Jar and for dessert, a Rosemary Chocolate Chip Shortbread.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian makes a rich and beefy lasagna with maximum satisfaction at minimum cost. Equally easy is her Mandarin Orange Gratine with Tangy Sabayon Sauce, pairing tangy citrus with a creamy sauce for a near-instant sweet treat.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian takes you to Burger Bliss at a bargain price. Her Perfect Basil Burger is grilled to taste, then piled high with all the fixin's and Melissa's creamy Perfect Basil Sauce. Her Wedge Salad with Grilled Grape Tomatoes and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette makes a fresh tasting side dish in a flash. For dessert, Fun Fruit Sushi is a playful way to end the meal on a sweet note.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian cooks up restaurant-worthy Italian-American recipes with an eye toward her budget. Simple Fritto Misto makes a satisfying appetizer, and her Italian Marinated Chicken With Red Potatoes is a delicious main course. Orange and Basil Biscotti make the perfect dessert, especially with a cup of hot coffee.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian shares easy, affordable recipes for serving Tex-Mex favorites at home. Her Pork Carnitas are the star of the Burrito Bowl bar: the caramelized morsels of shredded pork are served over seasoned rice with black beans, Melissa's Simple Pico de Gallo, and all the fixin's like cheddar cheese, green onions, and sour cream. Chocolate-Cinnamon nachos satisfy your sweet tooth, completing this south of the border menu that the whole family will love.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian prepares a refreshing Greek-inspired meal that is simple and affordable. Her Greek Salad with Roasted Salmon is a meal-worthy version of the satisfying classic. For dessert, Mocha Granita keeps the menu light while satisfying your sweet tooth.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian proves you can serve a delicious fried chicken meal any night of the week, without breaking a sweat...or your budget. Her Weeknight Buttermilk Fried Chicken is juicy and tender inside, golden and crispy outside, the perfect match for creamy Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes. Crunchy and fresh Kale Slaw completes this Southern-inspired meal.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian shares her fun and simple recipes for homemade Falafel, which she serves on a simple salad of lettuce, tomato and cucumber. Her Creamy White Bean Yogurt Sauce is tangy and garlicky, perfect to drizzle over the golden falafel. Couscous Tabouli, packed with fresh herbs, tomatoes and Israeli Couscous, makes a light and zesty side.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian shares the money saving secrets of three of her favorite recipes; Lentil Quinoa Salad, Shrimp with cilantro pesto and a Tomato and Eggplant Tian style casserole.

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About Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa proved that dreams can come true when she won Season 5 of Food Network Star. Her grand prize: the hit show Ten Dollar Dinners. More

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Ten Dollar Dinners

On her daytime cooking series, Season 5 winner of Food Network Star and mom of four Melissa d'Arabian shows viewers how to incorporate creative and tasty meals into their budgets by sharing her tried-and-true recipes.