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Next Iron Chef, Season 3: Behind the Scenes of Episode 5

Browse The Next Iron Chef rivals' dishes and get a closer look at the fifth episode's challenges.
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What's Next?

The chefs await the announcement of their next Secret Ingredient Challenge and realize that something is missing today: the altar where their surprise ingredient is to be revealed.

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The Secret Ingredient Is ...

Potatoes! A massive truckload of potatoes — six different varieties — arrives on set.

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Respect

The challenge is all about showing respect for the humble potato. Alton points out that peeling potatoes used to be military punishment and Lt. Col. Barnes from the U.S. Army is on hand to help judge.

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Chef Caswell's Potatoes

Black Truffle Tater Tot With Purple Potato Vinaigrette

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