Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa d'Arabian
Crispy Chicken a l'Orange
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Melissa uses frozen orange juice concentrate to glaze this chicken dish.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa makes Chiles Rellenos, filled with melted jack cheese and sweet corn kernels, served smothered in her homemade tomato salsa. On the side, Rice With Green Pepper and Jalapeno is perfect to soak up that delicious salsa, and Mashed Black Beans add an extra dose of flavor and satisfying protein. All that flavor, and still under budget ... ole!

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa works her magic once again to save money without sacrificing flavor. Pot Roast Carbonnade is a rich beefy stew, perfect with buttery Boiled Potatoes and custardy Café au Lait Pots de Crème.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian makes a pot of Mussels in Wine, with her special white wine-fennel broth she lightly infuses with orange zest. A piece of French bread for dipping completes this satisfying entree. For dessert, Melissa's Berry Pavlovas feature crisp meringue nests filled with whipped cream, ripe strawberries and a drizzle of apricot jam. This classic -- and classy! -- meal is simple, affordable and utterly delicious.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa takes viewers on a tasty and budget-friendly trip to North Africa. First, she prepares spicy North African Meatballs served with a flavorful tomato sauce. On the side, she cooks up fluffy Couscous with Dried Dates and delicious Glazed Carrots.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian draws on California's famous pan-Asian and Mexican cuisines for an affordable fusion meal. Her Roasted Chicken is roasted with aromatic sesame oil and served with mild tomatillo-chile sauce. On the side, Asian Cole Slaw is crunchy and refreshing, tossed in a sesame-ginger vinaigrette.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian makes ooey, gooey Three Cheese Steak Sandwiches and loads them up with sautéed onions, sweet peppers and tender mushrooms. Her Crispy Oven Fries, dusted with a homemade spice mix, are just the thing to serve alongside. For something a little sweet, Caramel Apples rolled in your favorite candies will win the hearts of kids and grownups alike.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian stirs up an Italian meal worthy of company, at a price you won't believe. Sautéed Cannelini Beans make a delicious, protein-packed appetizer with toasted baguette slices. Garlic Spaghetti is aromatic and mellow, thanks to Melissa's super simple technique. Quick Cinnamon-Apple Tarte comes together in ten minutes and bakes as you enjoy dinner. Delizioso!

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Take your family on a flavorful adventure without leaving the kitchen! Melissa's European menu starts with Spanish Tortilla, goes to France for Escarole Salad With Anchovy Dressing, and finishes on a sweet note with Spicy Butterscotch Pudding.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa loves entertaining, and with a little creativity she can feed a crowd and stay within her budget. Today's menu for game day features cheesy Quesadillas, hearty Black Bean Hummus, protein-packed Tuna Tapenade and fresh-popped popcorn she seasons with clean, tasty ingredients.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Go upper-crust, guilt-free tonight with Melissa's rich and creamy Potato-Bacon-Gruyere torte, baked until golden in a buttery crust. Paris Cafe Green Salad adds a fresh crunch, and Applesauce Granita With Maple Yogurt makes a quick, refreshing dessert. Have your torte and eat it, too!

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian transports your taste buds to Morocco, starting with a Chilled Carrot and Cauliflower Soup, aromatic with cumin and lemon zest, and finished with a swirl of yogurt. For the main course, her Chicken Tagine is fall-off-the-bone tender, perfect alongside Melissa's Couscous With Peas and Mint. The meal's low price point is as dreamy as the flavors.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian makes a whole meal inspired by popular appetizers. Bowls of chilled White Gazpacho, Spicy Turkey Lollipops with a raspberry glaze, warm Blue Cheese Fondue, and Crispy Fried Celery Sticks will fill you up without draining your wallet.

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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.