Melissa's Season 4 Top Tips

To add to her new season of Ten Dollar Dinners, Melissa shares her best tips for cooks on a budget and busy moms like herself.

Categories:
Comfort Food, Healthy, Make Ahead
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FRUGAL FRENCH
To keep meals interesting while on a strict budget, Melissa constantly finds inventive ways to breathe new life into everyday ingredients. A lot simply has to do with changing the presentation. These breadsticks, which Melissa serves with her French Onion Soup, are a perfect example. She serves baguettes at meals frequently, but by cutting them into long shapes and toasting them with flavored oil, they suddenly become breadsticks.