Food Network Star Insider Tips from Melissa d’Arabian

by in Shows, June 9th, 2011

Melissa d’Arabian
Melissa d’Arabian, host of the popular budget-friendly series Ten Dollar Dinners, knows exactly how it feels to be a contestant on Food Network Star — she beat out thousands of hopefuls to claim the “Star” title in Season 5. Now, as she watches from her couch, she’s offering the new cast ten tips, or pieces of advice, on how to survive the season:

45 is the new 20.
Forty-five minutes sounds like an eternity to cook one dish, right? And it is — at home. Forget what you think you know about time. Forty-five minutes is nothing.

Do not make major predictions your first day.
It’s just plain old bad luck. It tempts the gods of great television just too much.

Head over to Food Network’s Star blog now to read Melissa’s top tips.

Watch an all-new episode of Food Network Star this Sunday: 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central


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  1. I Love To Eat Fast Food Especially From Arabia!!!! Recommended Your Post To My friends……!!!! Types of Mangoes

  2. Mary Presley says:

    I just want youto know that I watchd you win and I have followed your show. I love your show. I have been cooking for over 40 years but Ihave I learned much from you. The tips on shopping are really good. I always just shopped looked at sale paper in my local store but did not shop smart. You have taught me when where and how to shop and it couldn't have come at a better time. In these econoic times, money must be spent wisely
    Mary in Delhi Louisiana

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