Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa d'Arabian
Crispy Chicken a l'Orange
(03:22)

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

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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 makes a delicious Chicken Dinner that's chic, easy, and affordable. The star of the meal is Roasted Garlic Clove Chicken, juicy and aromatic, served alongside tender Ratatouille bursting with fresh vegetables. Crusty Parmesan Bread completes this family-friendly menu.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian proves you can serve an elegant seafood meal without splurging on cost. Pasta alla Pescatore takes center stage, with delicate flounder and sweet shrimp in a white wine-tomato sauce. Romaine Salad is a crisp and satisfying side, dressed in a light Parmesan Vinaigrette. For the grand finale, Orange Chocolate Lava Cakes send the meal over the top while staying under budget.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa has a tailgate menu to satisfy the hungry masses without breaking a sweat -- or breaking the budget. Her Grilled Spicy Sausages get served with two homemade condiments: a sweet-spicy Onion Marmalade, and a Tomato Chutney scented with herbs de provence. For dessert, Yellow Cakes in a Jar with Chocolate Ganache are a fun and convenient way to bring sweets to the game. Ginger Lemonade is a cool, refreshing drink to wash down this satisfying meal.

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.