Melissa d'Arabian

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  • 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 serves up a French inspired budget bash with recipes for Pissalidiere (French Pizza), Butter Lettuce Salad with Poached Eggs and Lardons plus Honey Glazed Grilled Pineapple.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian has an easy, affrodable menu worthy of company. Stuffed Belgian Endive is braised until tender and smothered in nutty Swiss cheese, the perfect rich foil for her Green Salad with Roasted Pear and Blue Cheese. A few simple ingredients make her Dressed Up Rice a perfect addition to the meal.

  • 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 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

    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.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    It's Italian made easy when Melissa d'Arabian shares her recipes for Caprese Tartlets, Parmesan-Crusted Pork Loin Cutlets and Garlic oil Sautéed Pasta with Broccoli.

  • 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!

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  • 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 serves brunch with maximum flavor at minimal cost. Her Velvet Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs are so impossibly tender this is the only recipe you'll ever need. Green Salad with Classic Dijon Vinaigrette brings crisp, bright flavors to the meal, and for something sweet, Melissa stirs up Banana Yogurt and Granola Trifles with homemade granola.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian makes Moussaka, a traditional Greek casserole featuring roasted eggplant, a cinnamon-spiced meat sauce, and creamy béchamel. On the side, her Celery, Grapefruit and Olive salad is a crisp and refreshing counterpoint, with a mix of flavors and textures as exciting as the low cost.

  • 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 prepares an elegant and affordable fish supper. Pecan Crusted Catfish gets a spoonful of extra flavor from Spicy Cream Sauce, made with a surprise secret ingredient. On the side, Corn Succotash is fresh, healthy and comes together in a flash. For dessert, Lemon Tea Cake is light and citrusy, a hit with both kids and adults alike.

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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.