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Chopped Season 17 episodes

Celebrity Holiday Bash Season 17, Episode 13

A celebrity cook-off for charity features Dawn Wells, Antonio Sabato Jr., Anthony Anderson and Teri Hatcher. The first basket includes sparkling cider and doughnuts. Later, entrées are created with Wagyu steaks; and for dessert, plum pudding is the main ingredient. read more

Cloche Call Season 17, Episode 12

Kimchi and gefilte fish must be combined in the appetizer round; entrées are made using a vodka with a unique flavor and a green snack; and for desserts, the chefs are given marshmallow cake and a citrusy water. read more

Redeemed or Re-Chopped? Season 17, Episode 11

Four former runners-up are given a shot at redemption. Included: A faux meat and hot mustard are combined for appetizers; sour grapes show up in the entrée baskets; and desserts are made with bubble tea and papaya. read more

Competition Italiano Season 17, Episode 10

Italian ingredients, including pasta dough, please the contestants in the appetizer round, that is, until time management becomes an issue. For entrées, the chefs work with veal chops and botargo; and figs make an appearance in the dessert baskets. read more

Circus Spectacular Season 17, Episode 9

Ingredients with a circus theme are found in each of the baskets, beginning with cotton candy and corn dogs in the appetizer round. Later, one chef creates his entrée by putting nachos and cheese in the food processor; and desserts are made using snow cones and popcorn. read more

Brunch Boxes Season 17, Episode 8

Ingredients for a sophisticated brunch are found in the baskets for each round. Included: appetizers made with champagne and caviar; entrées consisting of seafood and pancake mix. read more

Liver and Learn Season 17, Episode 7

Calves' liver and ranch dressing are found in the appetizer basket. For entrées, the remaining chefs must cook a small bird with a citrusy spice; and later, in the dessert round, hot sauce is the featured ingredient. read more

Count Your Chickens Season 17, Episode 6

The first basket features chicken livers and chicken tenders; for entrées, the chefs must use chicken legs and chicken-flavored crackers; and in the final challenge, the competitors must try to elevate an often-disparaged dessert. read more

We Love Leftovers! Season 17, Episode 5

The baskets are filled with leftovers, which doesn't please all of the chefs, who are first tasked with transforming the remains of a casserole and uneaten takeout food. In the entrée round, the ingredients are something soggy and something sweet; and for dessert, a party beverage is featured. read more

Hero Chefs Season 17, Episode 4

Four chefs who are considered heroes in their communities compete. In the appetizer round, they are given chicken soup and barbecue sauce; and for entrées, they must combine scallops with two unusual produce items. Finally, desserts are created using hamburger buns. read more

Sports Stars Season 17, Episode 3

Sports stars Danica Patrick, Tiki Barber, Chuck Zito and Natalie Coughlin compete for charity. Included: Appetizers are made using salmon; chocolate-covered marshmallows cause stress when preparing entrées; and olive-oil cake must be transformed in the dessert round. read more

Keep on Trucking Season 17, Episode 2

Chefs who operate food trucks compete. First, they are forced to use flavored meats in their appetizer dishes; and later, they must incorporate a sugary powder and a leafy vegetable into their entrées. Also: guanabana-flavored ice cream for dessert. read more

Wasted! Season 17, Episode 1

Food scraps are used in each round, beginning with herb stems and the remnants of a filleted fish for appetizer recipes. For entrées, the chefs must work with potatoes that have eyes; and desserts are made with discarded oranges and bread. read more

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Premiered: January 13, 2009, on Food Network
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: Four up-and-coming chefs transform everyday ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal in a three-round cooking competition. A panel of culinary experts determine which 'chef-testant' walks away with $10,000.


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