So once again the chefs (individually) have to cook with the item that eliminated them, this time using both carrots and pickles. I'm still amazed at what they can do in 30 min, being told what the item is, gathering ingredients, cooking and plating it all - pretty amazing. The other chefs made me think of Chopped or Next Iron Chef getting all nervous watching the contestants rush to finish their dishes.
These descriptions are pretty basic but Tyler makes shrimp ceviche w/ cooked and raw carrot and pickles, Eliza does scallops crusted in paprika w/ brown butter carrot mash and some pickle succatash (?), CJ makes trout w/ charred pickles, carrot tops and carrot puree. A few small things were wrong with each of them but Tom liked them all and says CJ used the ingredients in the most interesting way. CJ of course thinks he's going to the finals. Not much else to say about this.