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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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 d'Arabian makes a crowd-pleasing Southern meal that stays pleasingly under budget. Her BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches are the stars of the menu, doused in homemade barbeque sauce and piled high with tangy shredded carrots. On the side, Sweet Potato and Bacon Tots are a twist on the familiar potato nuggets, served with a creamy Mustard Dipping Sauce. To drink, Caramelized Banana Shakes are thick and creamy, and not to be missed.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian makes a crowd-pleasing Southern meal that stays pleasingly under budget. Her BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches are the stars of the menu, doused in homemade barbeque sauce and piled high with tangy shredded carrots. On the side, Sweet Potato and Bacon Tots are a twist on the familiar potato nuggets, served with a creamy Mustard Dipping Sauce. To drink, Caramelized Banana Shakes are thick and creamy, and not to be missed.

  • 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.

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.