New Episodes To Tape in December 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Food Network has renewed Ten Dollar Dinners, featuring The Next Food Network Star: Season 5 winner, Melissa d’Arabian, for a second season, it was announced today. The popular new daytime series, airing Sundays at 12:30pm ET/PT, will begin taping 13 more episodes in December to air in early 2010.
On the program, Melissa shows viewers how to incorporate creative and tasty meals into their budgets by sharing her tried-and-true recipes while always keeping her $10 promise: four people, ten bucks, infinite possibilities. From approachable Parisian and Moroccan menus to sophisticated upgrades for everyday chicken and pork, Melissa’s delicious budget-friendly meals demonstrate home cooking at its finest.
As a wife and a stay-at-home mother to her four preschool-aged daughters, Melissa pairs her varied culinary and life experiences to provide food lifestyle solutions to today’s families. Due to her mother’s schooling and career, Melissa moved around as a child living in Tucson, Ariz., San Diego, and Bethesda, Md. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at The University of Vermont in 1990 and went on to earn her MBA at Georgetown University in 1993 before launching a successful career in business consulting and finance. She stopped working during her twin pregnancy in 2007. Melissa believes strongly in volunteering, her Christian faith and living her life with meaning and purpose. She and her family recently relocated from Keller, Texas to Kirkland, Wash.
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