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 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 spices up a quick and easy grill menu. Her Fish Skewers With Basil Chimichurri are fresh and flavorful, just like her Spicy Grilled Corn on the Cob. Tartine With Chocolate and Mint Butter makes a simple, comforting treat.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian whips up a comforting soup and sandwich menu in a matter of minutes. Her Almost Raw Asparagus Soup is an easy way to dress up her perfect Grilled Cheddar Cheese Sandwich. For dessert, Melissa pulls out all the stops on a diner classic: Banana Split.

  • 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.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian puts her twist on American classics. Warm Steak and Potato Salad makes a hearty entree, and Apple Cobbler with Cardamom Caramel Sauce is a new take on a traditional treat.

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.