Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa d'Arabian
Crispy Chicken a l'Orange

Melissa uses frozen orange juice concentrate to glaze this chicken dish.

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A Star Is Born

Before Melissa started hosting Ten Dollar Dinners, she ousted her fellow finalists on Food Network Star to earn the ultimate culinary prize.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian cooks a meal fit for guests that also fits your budget. Her Roasted Chicken, cooked alongside tender potatoes, comes out juicy and golden every time; Garlicky Sautéed Swiss Chard makes a fresh and flavorful side dish. For dessert, Petite Nutella Pochettes are bite-sized treats everyone will love.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa D'Arabian prepares two holiday-worthy entrees that impress for less at under $10 each. Indulge your friends and family in Roast Beef With Marsala Gravy, or treat them to juicy Pork Roast Stuffed With Ham and Cheese. Both make elegant centerpieces, at the holidays or on any special occasion.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian helps herself to delicious savings with this wallet-friendly holiday menu. Sausage and Apple Stuffed Pork Roast makes an impressive centerpiece, with Salt-Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans With Grainy Mustard shining alongside. Poached Pears With Chocolate Ganache Sauce make a showstopping dessert.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian celebrates and reimagines leftovers from a traditional turkey dinner. Turkey Pad Thai comes together in a flash with shredded turkey meat, and is filled with all the sweet-savory flavors in the beloved takeout classic. To drink, Cranberry-Orange Spritzers are crisp and refreshing, and Chocolate Yam Marble Cake is a sweet treat that will leave everyone giving thanks for leftovers.

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.