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The famed Secret Ingredient: It's destroyed some chefs while others have succeeded in Kitchen Stadium. In past years, we've seen the Chairman unveil everything from eggs, canned tuna, kale and mozzarella to cowboy rib-eyes, seaweed, whole pigs and sea whistle. From everyday ingredients to hard-to-find cuts of meat and fish, the culinary wizards of Food Network can find just about anything.

Have you ever wanted a say in the Secret Ingredient? Now's your chance.

Instructions: Vote once a day until next Tuesday for your favorite Secret Ingredient in our poll below. Then stay tuned to an upcoming episode to see if your ingredient was chosen.

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