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 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

    Melissa d'Arabian makes ooey, gooey Three Cheese Steak Sandwiches and loads them up with sauteed 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 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 Simple Homemade Granola.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian satisfies hungry tailgaters without breaking the bank, with this game day game plan. BBQ Ranch Deviled Eggs are a fun update on an old favorite, while Game Day Chili is classic and rich with ground beef and fragrant spices. Spiced Kettle Corn is sweet, salty, and slightly spicy, perfect to snack on throughout the game.

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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.