Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian

Sunday 12:30 PM on Food Network Premiered Aug 09, 2009 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

  • Season 7
    • Seafood and Sweets
      Seafood and Sweets
      Episode 13

      Melissa d'Arabian serves delicious seafood to an affordable price. Recipes in this episode:

      Pasta alla Pescatore
      Romaine Salad
      Orange Chocolate Lava Cakes

    • Ten Dollar Game Day
      "Ten Dollar Game Day" from the Food Network show "Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian" offers an economical and delicious menu for a tailgate party. Melissa cooks up Grilled Spicy Sausages with homemade condiments and Ginger Lemonade. For a sweet end to the meal, she suggests Yellow Cakes in a Jar with Chocolate Ganache.moreless
    • Saving Quarters in the French Quarter
      "Saving Quarters in the French Quarter" from the Food Network show "Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian" takes inspiration from New Orleans cuisine. Melissa shares her recipe for Po' Boy sandwiches made with shrimp, fish and a creamy garlic dressing. Her Easy Coffee Pudding is a delicious dessert to end the meal.moreless
    • Catch of the Day Cookout
      "Catch of the Day Cookout" from the Food Network show "Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian" offers fish recipes on a budget. On this episode, Melissa grills tilapia fish filers in foil, and serves them with spinach and a summer relish. For dessert, she combines grilled peaches with a orange and cream cheese glaze.moreless
    • Chicken Italiano
      Chicken Italiano
      Episode 9
      Melissa d'Arabian, the winner of Food Network Star Season 5 shares her recipes. Her Italian-American food would not be out of place in any restaurant yet she sticks to a family friendly budget. This episode showcases her Fritto Misto and for the main course she creates marinated Italian chicken accompanied by red potatoes. Her special orange and basil biscotti are a superb dessert, served with coffee.moreless
    • Swine and Dine
      Swine and Dine
      Episode 8
      On Swine and Dine from 10 Dollar Dinners with Melissa d'Arabian, Melissa prepares a large Souther meal that will please any family and budget. The BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches will sustain anyone and are piled high and smothered with tangy barbecue sauce and shredded carrots. She serves Sweet Potato and Bacon Tots on the side with a mustard dipping sauce. She serves homemade caramelized banana shakes to drink or a luscious dessert.moreless
    • Diner on a Dime
      Diner on a Dime
      Episode 7
      The Diner on a Dime episode of Ten Dollar Dinners features host Melissa d'Arabian putting together a simple and comforting diner-style meal. The dishes featured in the episode include Almost Raw asparagus soup with yogurt and almonds, grilled cheddar cheese sandwiches, and a banana split with homemade carmelized pineapple sauce.
    • Little Helpers, Big Brunch
      With the help of her two daughters Melissa d'Arabian creates a menu suitable for a weekend brunch The interesting sounding chocolate-chocolate-veggie pancakes contain not only chocolate flavor but are also full of nutrients. Her child friendly baked eggs are cooked in ramekin dishes and contain chorizo and cream as well as a cheesy topping. Green morning smoothies finish off this family feast.moreless
    • Golden State Gourmet
      In "Golden State Gourmet", Melissa d'Arabian fuses California's Mexican and pan-Asian cuisines. Her Roasted Chicken recipe features a sesame oil flavoring. The chicken is served with flat bread and a mild tomatillo sauce on the side for dipping. A crunchy Asian Cole Slaw side dish, tossed in sesame-ginger vinaigrette and topped with peanuts, accompanies the meal.moreless
    • Healthy, Wealthy and Wise
      Chef Melissa d'Arabian teaches her audience all about healthy Greek food during this episode. Her recipes are easy, quick and affordable. They are also great for health conscious people. Her Greek Salad is prepared with Roasted Salmon and is the star of the show. She also prepares Mocha Granita for dessert.moreless
    • Back in Tucson
      Back in Tucson
      Episode 3
      Melissa d'Arabian prepares favorite dishes from her childhood in the "Back in Tucson" episode. Her skillet recipe for Arroz Con Pollo combines spicy chicken prepared on a bed of long grain rice with tomato sauce, garlic, onions, and peppers. Her Applesauce Empanadas recipe features pastry, cream cheese, applesauce, and a touch of cinnamon for a baked dessert. A jug of Iced Green Tea, steeped with fresh herbs and honey for sweetness, finishes the meal.moreless
    • Appetizing Savings
      Melissa d'Arabian makes a spread of filling appetizers which when combined together can become a whole meal for a family without going over budget. These enticing recipes include a warm blue cheese fondue, bowls of chilled white gazpacho, some raspberry glazed spicy turkey lollipops, and delicious crispy fried celery sticks.
    • Chick, Chick, Ole
      Melissa d'Arabian gives more of her insightful recipes for families. In Chick, Chick, Ole she shows you how to make the fantastically flavorsome restaurant-style fajitas without breaking your budget. Recipes in this episode include her Grilled Chickens Fajita Platter which contains strips of chicken breast marinated in lime with vegetables, as well as your own homemade tortillas. For the perfect accompaniment, she creates grilled tomato salsa.moreless
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