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2009

13 Jan. 2009
Octopus, Duck, Animal Crackers
Will the judges prefer the more whimsical or traditional dish?
 
20 Jan. 2009
Tofu, Blueberries and Oysters
What will it take to amaze the judges all the way through to the dessert course when the ingredients include Tofu, Blueberries and Oysters.
 
27 Jan. 2009
Avocado, Tahini, Bran Flakes
The chefs are baffled to find a breakfast staple in the Appetizer Round mystery basket. Who will "flake" out and who can make it work?
 
3 Feb. 2009
Banana, Collard Greens, Grits
Wrapped in bacon, wrapped in basil, fried and bruleed, bananas take center stage in the appetizer round. But when one chef's creation falls apart, is there a sure fire banana backup plan?
 
10 Feb. 2009
Yucca, Watermelon, Tortillas
It's grace under pressure as the chefs attempt to wow the judges. Can watermelon and pepper jack cheese make for a good pairing?
 
17 Feb. 2009
Canned Peaches, Rice Cakes, Beets
Stymied by canned peaches in the appetizer round and fruit punch and rice cakes for the entree. The chefs struggle for a fresh approach. It all comes down to a heated dessert face-off combining beets, goat cheese and oatmeal.
 
24 Feb. 2009
Quail, Arctic Char, Beer
The chefs are determined to give their all from the start. Between Quail, Arctic Char, and Beer which of the showoffs, risk-takers and storytellers make this competition a tense one, right down to the last "chop."
 
3 Mar. 2009
Coconut, Calamari and Donuts
The mandatory ingredients in the appetizer basket evoke nervous laughter and general panic.
 
10 Mar. 2009
Mac & Cheese, Cola and Bacon
When a box of macaroni and cheese appears in the appetizer basket, the contestants endeavor to find a place for fluorescent cheese powder in their gourmet dishes.
 
17 Mar. 2009
String Cheese, Jicama and Gingersnaps
The judges are dismayed when some of the chefs fail to creatively transform the mystery ingredients in the appetizer course. But what can you do with string cheese?
 
31 Mar. 2009
Chocolate, Mussels and Figs
Ted Allen hosts as the chefs open their appetizer baskets to find bitter-sweet chocolate, figs and mussels. The chefs know that three of them will face being chopped, while only one can claim sweet victory.
 
7 Apr. 2009
Strawberries, Turkey and Gummi Bears
See which challenger gets chopped after each round with ingredients like Strawberries, Turkey and Gummy Bears.
 
14 Jun. 2009
A Prickly Situation
See which contestant gets chopped after each round with ingredients like Sea Urchin, Brioche and Fennel.
 
16 Jun. 2009
Salty Veggies & Heated Battles
An unusually salty vegetable presents the chefs with a quandary in the Appetizer Round. Then a red-hot battle ensues in the entree round
 
23 Jun. 2009
High Hopes
The judges have high hopes for this group of up-and-coming chefs, but there is some sloppy work in the Appetizer Round when the contestants must work with whole calamari.
 
30 Jun. 2009
Floundering Around
A challenging cut of meat in the mystery basket ups the level of difficulty in the Appetizer Round. For the entree course the chefs must devise big plans for some miniature produce and a whole flounder.
 
7 Jul. 2009
Pride on the Plate
Pride is on the plate as the chefs seek to represent their cultural heritage through distinctive duck appetizers.
 
14 Jul. 2009
Pretty Please with a Pepper on Top
For the appetizer course, the judges get an earful of philosophy and a mouthful of piquillo peppers.
 
28 Jul. 2009
Pods, Grills and Sticky Fingers
See which contestant gets chopped after each round with ingredients like Jumbo Shrimp, edamame, and golden raisins.
 
11 Aug. 2009
A Wish Upon a Starfruit
With liquor in the entree basket, the flames fly high, but when the adrenaline rush is over, it's the artful presentations that garner attention.
 
25 Aug. 2009
Buckwheat Blunders and Twists of Fate
After unpacking a challenging Appetizer Basket, the chefs get creative using buckwheat flour to make crepes, crusts and fritters.
 
8 Sep. 2009
The Ultimate Face-Off
Don't miss this ultimate face-off! In this first installment in a special four-part series, previous Chopped Champions return to compete again.
 
15 Sep. 2009
Best of the Best
Gotta tune in to find out who has the chops to be the Chopped Champion again! In this second installment in a special series, four winners return to battle for superiority in the kitchen.
 
22 Sep. 2009
All Stars Showdown
In this must-watch third installment in a special four-part series, the reigning Chopped Champion and three other previous winners return to compete.
 
29 Sep. 2009
Bring It!
You won't believe what happens in the final competition in the all-stars series, when four Chopped Champions face off for a chance to reclaim the title and bank another $10,000.
 
13 Oct. 2009
When Chefs Collide
The chefs must use kumquats and croissants in their appetizers; green beans and ground pork in their entrées; and grits in their desserts.
 
20 Oct. 2009
Oh My Goshy, Umeboshi!
A slippery shocker in the appetizer basket starts things off on a terrifying note. Featured ingredients include umeboshi; parsnips and soda crackers.
 
27 Oct. 2009
Judge Knows Best
Two chefs attempt to cook a fish that is traditionally used for sushi, the results, of course, are questionable.
 
3 Nov. 2009
A Nori Story
A chef decides to take a familiar route with beef but is challenged by an unfamiliar mystery ingredient. Will it work?
 
10 Nov. 2009
Sticking to It
Just how the graham cracker crumbles in the Appetizer Round depends on how the chefs can recover from setbacks. One contestant struggles to plate after suffering a cut. Then in the Entrée Round one chef breaks a plate.
 
8 Dec. 2009
Season's Choppings
Tis the season to shake things up. The chefs learn that as an added challenge, their dishes must have a holiday theme. The mystery ingredients include venison and marshmallows.
 

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