Melissa d'Arabian on Ten Dollar Dinners

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Melissa d'Arabian wraps up her family-friendly recipes into one must-read cookbook, Ten Dollar Dinners.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • Melissa has a tailgate menu to satisfy the hungry masses without breaking a sweat -- or breaking the budget. Her Grilled Spicy Sausages get served with two homemade condiments: a sweet-spicy Onion Marmalade, and a Tomato Chutney scented with herbs de provence. For dessert, Yellow Cakes in a Jar With Chocolate Ganache are a fun and convenient way to bring sweets to the game. Ginger Lemonade is a cool, refreshing drink to wash down this satisfying meal.

About the Host

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.

About the Show

On her daytime cooking series, Melissa d'Arabian, Season 5 winner of Food Network Star and mom of four, shows viewers how to incorporate creative and tasty meals into their budgets by sharing her tried-and-true recipes. With countless tips to save time and money in the kitchen, she keeps her $10 promise in every episode: four people, 10 bucks, infinite possibilities. From approachable Parisian and Moroccan menus to sophisticated upgrades for everyday chicken and pork, Ten Dollar Dinners demonstrates home cooking at its finest.

More About Ten Dollar Dinners

On her daytime cooking series, Melissa d'Arabian, Season 5 winner of Food Network Star and mom of four, shows viewers how to incorporate creative and tasty meals into their budgets by sharing her tried-and-true recipes. With countless tips to save time and money in the kitchen, she keeps her $10 promise in every episode: four people, 10 bucks, infinite possibilities. From approachable Parisian and Moroccan menus to sophisticated upgrades for everyday chicken and pork, Ten Dollar Dinners demonstrates home cooking at its finest.

Recipes from the Show