Would You Make it on Chopped?: Day 1

4 cooks, 3 rounds, and 4 ingredients per round, but only one winner. Below are the required mystery ingredients from the first day of completion and the allowed times. What masterpiece would you prepare? Would you triumph or would you be CHOPPED?

This Is Life:

This is life! These are words we often hear. Words we hear in various contexts. It’s got one meaning yet millions of applications. Most recently, these are the words I think of when I think of how my first week officially preparing for the competition (MCACTE) has been. As I type this, I am tired,…